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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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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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Trips by*

Nick Kolovos


Total cost of 9 trips: $17,240.63


Trips traveled under the office of Anna Eshoo

Destination:
Sponsor: ALTV & NATPE
Purpose: PARTICIPATION ON CONGRESSIONAL TECHNOLOGY PANEL
Date: Jan 21, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $925.00
source

Destination: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNET
Sponsor: Dutko Group Inc
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF ISSUES FACING CONGRESS RELATING TO INTERNET
Date: Mar 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $616.03
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: DISCUSSIONS ON CABLE PROGRAMMING, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FOUNDS
Date: Mar 22, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,030.00
source

Destination: SITE VISITS TO SUN, INTEL, HP, APPLE, APPLIED MATERIALS
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Public Affairs Group
Purpose: DISCUSSION, FACT FINDING ON VARIOUS HIGH-TECH ISSUES
Date: May 30, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $2,698.20
source

Destination: TRAVEL TO CHICAGO FOR ANNUAL NCTA CONVENTION
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: EDUCATION ON DEVELOPING TECHNOLOGY IN CABLE INDUSTRY
Date: Jun 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,772.68
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: ATTENDING SEMINAR, FACT-FINDING, EDUCATION
Date: Aug 24, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $3,580.00
source

Destination: CONFERENCE IN ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN CONGRESSIONAL PANEL ADDRESSING WIRELESS ISSUES
Date: Mar 14, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $1,846.39
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ATTENDANCE AT NATIONAL CABLE CONVENTION
Date: May 5, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,514.33
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: FACT FINDING ON ISSUES FACING CONTENT INDUSTRY
Date: May 29, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $2,258.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Nick Kolovos.


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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    The Utility of a PhD

    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.