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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*

Laura Marquez


Total cost of 6 trips: $10,109.16


Trips traveled under the office of Ciro Rodriguez

Destination:
Sponsor: Liberty Medical Supply
Purpose: MEDICARE DIABETES FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 22, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,278.16
source

Destination: AUSTIN, TX
Sponsor: KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION/NATIONAL COUNCIL OF LA RAZA (NCLR)
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE NCLR ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 13, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,562.00
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
Sponsor: Annie E Casey Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP ON NEW SOUTHWEST BORDER DATA
Date: Dec 11, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $245.00
source

Destination: ANAHEIM, CA
Sponsor: International Music Products Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP ON MUSIC EDUCATION
Date: Jan 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,500.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of John Salazar

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Mar 21, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $5,350.00
source

Destination: GLENWOOD SPRINGS, COLORADO
Sponsor: Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District
Purpose: EDUCATION TRIP ON COLORADO WATER ISSUES
Date: Aug 24, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $174.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Laura Marquez.


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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  • 11.10.14

    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.