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(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

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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*

Lance Kotschwar


Total cost of 11 trips: $10,225.97


Trips traveled under the office of Thad Cochran

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: National Cattlemen's Beef Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON PANELS TO DISCUSS LEGISLATIVE AGENDA FOR THE 108TH CONGRESS THAT IS IMPORTANT TO LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY
Date: Jan 29, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,006.00
source

Destination: DAKOTA CITY, NE
Sponsor: Tyson Foods Inc
Purpose: TOUR A LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER FACILITY TO DETERMINE CAPITAL INVESTMENT CHANGES REQUIRED BY COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELLING LAW
Date: Jun 6, 2003
Expense: $705.41
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Farm Credit Council
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Jan 17, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,210.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Larry Combest

Destination: THIBODAUX, RARELAND, HOUMA & NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: American Sugar Cane League
Purpose: SUGAR CANE PRODUCTION/REFINING TOUR & BRIEFING
Date: Oct 29, 1999 (2 days)
Expense: $700.00
source

Destination: WYE WOODS CONF. CNTR, QUEENSTOWN, MD
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: COMMITTEE RETREAT
Date: Jan 28, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $285.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: American Meat Institute
Purpose: MEETINGS/BRIEFINGS W/FOOD SECTOR ANALYSTS
Date: Mar 6, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $904.50
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: SPORTSMAN & RANCHERS FOR LAND STEWARDSHIP
Purpose: SPEECH/PRESENTATION AT CONFERENCE REGARDING FARM BILL
Date: Mar 25, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $466.00
source

Destination: STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO
Sponsor: American Sugar Alliance
Purpose: ASA ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM & 2002 FARM BILL POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 5, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $1,056.72
source

Destination: LAKE CHARLES & BATON ROUGE, LA
Sponsor: FARM CREDIT BANK OF TX; LOUISIANA FEDERAL LAW BANK
Purpose:
Date: Nov 26, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,143.00
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO, TX
Sponsor: Fertilizer Institute
Purpose: SPEAKER AT INSTITUTES ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Feb 3, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $431.00
source

Destination: ST. LOUIS
Sponsor: Fiserv Mortgageserv
Purpose: REVIEW USDA'S DLOS SERVICING CENTER
Date: Feb 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,318.34
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Lance Kotschwar.


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.

Recent Posts

  • 11.24.14

    Academic Fraud and College Athletics

    Last month the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released a report that showed evidence of nearly two decades of academic fraud perpetuated by the school’s Afro-American Studies Department. An investigation found certain professors and administrators had an unwritten policy of “propping up” student athletes. This week on the podcast, we look at academic fraud at colleges with high-stakes sports programs.
  • 11.17.14

    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.