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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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    Rising prices on the poorest

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  • 12.08.14

    How Much Will College Cost My Family?

    In 2011 the federal government required colleges and universities to publish “net price calculators” on their web sites. These tools are supposed to help families figure out which colleges they can afford. The calculators take into account family income, number of kids in college, state of residency, and other factors. But they’re often hard to use and time-consuming. Our guest this week has made this process simpler and more accessible.
  • 12.01.14

    Bridging the “Middle Skills” Gap

    There’s a paradox in today’s job market: even though there are millions of people looking for work, employers say they can’t find enough qualified workers. That’s due to an abundance of what economists call “middle skills” jobs – jobs that require specialized training beyond high school, but not a four-year college degree.
  • 12.01.14

    Commentary: Turning the tables on the vocational ed debate

    I’m not arguing that all education should be about acquiring job skills ... I’m saying that good vocational high schools have figured out how to bring college prep into their curriculum. And it’s time that traditional academic high schools brought more vocational education into theirs.

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

  • 12.16.14

    Rising prices on the poorest

    In January 2014 nearly a hundred college presidents gathered at the White House for a summit on the rising cost of college. But data show that those same institutions have been raising their prices fastest for the poorest students than for wealthier ones. This week on the podcast, we talk to a reporter who has been following the rising college cost burden on poor families.
  • 12.08.14

    How Much Will College Cost My Family?

    In 2011 the federal government required colleges and universities to publish “net price calculators” on their web sites. These tools are supposed to help families figure out which colleges they can afford. The calculators take into account family income, number of kids in college, state of residency, and other factors. But they’re often hard to use and time-consuming. Our guest this week has made this process simpler and more accessible.
  • 12.01.14

    Bridging the “Middle Skills” Gap

    There’s a paradox in today’s job market: even though there are millions of people looking for work, employers say they can’t find enough qualified workers. That’s due to an abundance of what economists call “middle skills” jobs – jobs that require specialized training beyond high school, but not a four-year college degree.
  • 12.01.14

    Commentary: Turning the tables on the vocational ed debate

    I’m not arguing that all education should be about acquiring job skills ... I’m saying that good vocational high schools have figured out how to bring college prep into their curriculum. And it’s time that traditional academic high schools brought more vocational education into theirs.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Sally Lovejoy


Total cost of 12 trips: $20,026.36


Trips traveled under the office of John Boehner

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ANNUAL HOUSE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 1, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $625.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: NEW AMERICAN SCHOOLS
Purpose: TO VISIT SCHOOLS IN THE LOS ANGELES AREA
Date: Feb 27, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $2,211.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Education Leaders Council
Purpose: TO VISIT ALASKA SCHOOLS
Date: Aug 9, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $4,591.50
source

Destination: PHOENIX, AZ
Sponsor: University of Phoenix
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT FINDING MEETING ON HIGHER ED ISSUES
Date: Jan 14, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,364.00
source

Destination: MIAMI
Sponsor: Sallie Mae Inc
Purpose:
Date: Feb 1, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $460.00
source

Destination: VEGAS
Sponsor: National Association of Federally Impacted Schools
Purpose: CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS IMPACT AID PROGRAM
Date: Feb 4, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,176.34
source

Destination: DULLES/ORLANDO AIRPORT
Sponsor: National Center for Family Literacy
Purpose: PANEL TO DISCUSS FAMILY LITERACY IN THE HEAD START ACT
Date: Mar 1, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $984.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC - ORLANDO FLORIDA
Sponsor: Education Leaders Council
Purpose: SPEAKING ON IDEA
Date: Dec 4, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $604.00
source

Destination: OAKLAND, CA/SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Wachovia Bank
Purpose: TO DISCUSS STUDENT AID ISSUES FACING THE 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Mar 21, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,100.00
source

Destination: ASPEN, CO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO FOCUS ON ISSUES RELATED TO INSTRUCTION AND TEACHER QUALITY
Date: Aug 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,545.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO FLA
Sponsor: Education Leaders Council
Purpose: DISCUSSION ON ACHIEVEMENT PROCESS OF NCLB
Date: Dec 3, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $655.60
source


Trips traveled under the office of William Goodling

Destination: DUBROVNIK, CROATIA
Sponsor: Center for Civic Education
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 4TH ANNUAL SUMMER SEMINAR OF CIVITAS: AN INTERNATIONAL CIVIC ED. EXCHANGE PROG. TO ENABLE BOTH INTERNATIONAL US PARTICIPANTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL ED. PROG. TO SHARE BEST PRACTICES IN CIVIC EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Date: May 25, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $2,709.92
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Sally Lovejoy.


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

  • 12.16.14

    Rising prices on the poorest

    In January 2014 nearly a hundred college presidents gathered at the White House for a summit on the rising cost of college. But data show that those same institutions have been raising their prices fastest for the poorest students than for wealthier ones. This week on the podcast, we talk to a reporter who has been following the rising college cost burden on poor families.
  • 12.08.14

    How Much Will College Cost My Family?

    In 2011 the federal government required colleges and universities to publish “net price calculators” on their web sites. These tools are supposed to help families figure out which colleges they can afford. The calculators take into account family income, number of kids in college, state of residency, and other factors. But they’re often hard to use and time-consuming. Our guest this week has made this process simpler and more accessible.
  • 12.01.14

    Bridging the “Middle Skills” Gap

    There’s a paradox in today’s job market: even though there are millions of people looking for work, employers say they can’t find enough qualified workers. That’s due to an abundance of what economists call “middle skills” jobs – jobs that require specialized training beyond high school, but not a four-year college degree.
  • 12.01.14

    Commentary: Turning the tables on the vocational ed debate

    I’m not arguing that all education should be about acquiring job skills ... I’m saying that good vocational high schools have figured out how to bring college prep into their curriculum. And it’s time that traditional academic high schools brought more vocational education into theirs.