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(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

The First Family of Radio

When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president in 1932, he and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt both used the new medium of radio to reach into American homes like never before. They rallied the nation to combat the Great Depression and fight fascism. The Roosevelts forged an uncommonly personal relationship with the people. This documentary explores how FDR and ER's use of radio revolutionized the way Americans relate to the White House and its occupants.

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(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

The First Family of Radio

When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president in 1932, he and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt both used the new medium of radio to reach into American homes like never before. They rallied the nation to combat the Great Depression and fight fascism. The Roosevelts forged an uncommonly personal relationship with the people. This documentary explores how FDR and ER's use of radio revolutionized the way Americans relate to the White House and its occupants.

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Trips by*

Robert Kincaid


Total cost of 8 trips: $9,706.39


Trips traveled under the office of John Cornyn

Destination: RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA REGION (RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK)
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TOUR TO OBTAIN A DETAILED UNDERSTANDING OF THE RESEARCH-INTENSIVE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
Date: May 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,134.33
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Boston Scientific Corporation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF FACT FINDING TRIP FOCUSING ON TECHNOLOGIES, PROCEDURE & PROVIDERS IN TREATMENT ON A LESS-INVASIVE BASIS OF VARIOUS MEDICAL CONDITIONS
Date: Aug 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,937.00
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO TO DALLAS TO AUSTIN
Sponsor: Texas Association of City Health Centers
Purpose: COMMUNITY HEALTH OUTREACH FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS
Date: Jan 18, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $201.20
source

Destination: AUSTIN, TEXAS
Sponsor: ASCENSION HEALTH/SETON HEALTHCARE
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SITE VISIT-FACT FINDING TO SEE THE HEALTHCARE SAFETY NET FOR LOW-INCOME AND UNINSURED FAMILIES
Date: Oct 22, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $907.00
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: ALLIANCE FOR HEALTHCARE REFORM/CATHOLIC HEALTH ASS OF US
Purpose: BIPARTISAN SEMINAR FOR SENIOR CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH STAFF
Date: Jan 6, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $229.00
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Sponsor: CAREMARK RX, INC. & BCBSA-FEP
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL SYMPOSIUM
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,516.40
source

Destination: DALLAS, TEXAS
Sponsor: Healthcare Leadership Council
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION FACT FINDING-VISIT REPRESENTATIVES FROM MULTIPLE SECTORS OF THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY AND EXPLORE A VARIETY OF TOPICS RELATING TO PUBLIC POLICY
Date: May 31, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $768.45
source

Destination: AUSTIN, TEXAS
Sponsor: National Association of Manufacturers
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION FACT FINDING-INNER WORKINGS OF HIGH-TECH MANUFACTURING; IMPACT OF THE HIGH-TECH COMMUNITY ON THE AMERICAN ECONOMY AND WORKFORCE; RELATED FEDERAL POLICIES
Date: Jun 1, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,013.01
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Robert Kincaid.


American RadioWorks |
(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

The First Family of Radio

When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president in 1932, he and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt both used the new medium of radio to reach into American homes like never before. They rallied the nation to combat the Great Depression and fight fascism. The Roosevelts forged an uncommonly personal relationship with the people. This documentary explores how FDR and ER's use of radio revolutionized the way Americans relate to the White House and its occupants.

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  • 11.17.14

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    Humanities professors at colleges and universities are re-thinking what it means to offer a PhD. The old model is proving unsustainable. It takes an average nine years to get a doctorate, but less than 60 percent of PhDs are finding tenure-track teaching jobs. This week, we look at a new report recommending academics view doctoral programs in a new light.
  • 11.10.14

    Radio: FDR’s ‘Natural Gift’

    President Franklin D. Roosevelt was a radio natural. He spoke in a confident, informal way, using simple words and phrases that were easy to grasp.
  • 11.12.14

    The Roosevelts as a political team

    Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt were not the first White House couple to act as political partners, but they were the first to do so in such a public fashion.
  • 11.10.14

    Radio: The Internet of the 1930s

    Some predicted radio would be a powerful force for democratizing information and spreading knowledge to a vast population previously separated by geography or income. But the new technology also raised anxieties.