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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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  • 11.17.14

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  • 11.10.14

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    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.

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Trips by*

Dianne Miller


Total cost of 16 trips: $15,254.46


Trips traveled under the office of Maurice Hinchey

Destination: BOARS HEAD INN, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: FORUM TO DISCUSS LEGISLATIVE ISSUES/ECONOMIC EDUCATION
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $434.00
source

Destination: DUCK KEY, FL
Sponsor: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT REGULATORY FINANCIAL, ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES FACING ELECTRIC UTILITY INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 21, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,500.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: Metropolitan Life Insurance Co
Purpose: SEMINAR ON RETIREMENT SAVINGS ISSUES
Date: Feb 23, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,366.25
source

Destination: MIAMI, HOMESTEAD, FT. PIERCE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Florida Citrus Mutual
Purpose: EDUCATION ON FLORIDA CITRUS INDUSTRY, CITRUS CANCER OUTBREAK, AND AIRPORT INSPECTION PROCEDURES
Date: Apr 15, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,140.45
source

Destination: REPUBLIC OF YEMEN
Sponsor: Thabet Group
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 30, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $2,453.00
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 26, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $221.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: FLORIDA CITRUS MUTUAL, FLORIDA FARM BUREAU
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL OVERVIEW OF THE CHALLENGES FACING AGRICULTURE IN FLORIDA
Date: Apr 7, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,189.59
source

Destination: LODI, MODESTO & SALINAS, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: California Agricultural Leadership Alumni Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL OVERVIEW OF CA AG. INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 13, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $618.76
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: GENERAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK BUILDING TRADES EMPLOYERS ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK
Purpose: BRIEFING CONCERNING LIABILITY EXPOSURE OF CONTRACTORS CONDUCTING RECOVERY EFFORTS AT THE WORLD TRADE CENTER SITE AND SITE VISIT.
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $384.00
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF ECONOMIC FOUNDATION FOR PUBLIC POLICY - EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $357.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON D.C. - ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: United Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Association
Purpose: SPEAK AT CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 15, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,040.19
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC - ALBUGUERGUE, NEW MEXICO
Sponsor: Cornell University (including Medical College)
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL BEEF CATTLE GENETIC EVALUATION CONSORTIUM DATAGATHERING EXERCISE
Date: May 17, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $651.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Columbia University
Purpose: VISIT NEW LAB SPACE & DISCUSS RESEARCH FUNDING
Date: May 28, 2002
Expense: $209.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: 1st Rochdale Cooperative Group Ltd
Purpose: SITE VISIT FOR PROSPECTIVE ELECTRICITY GENERATING FACILITY IN NEW YORKCITY
Date: Jun 4, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $440.22
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-CAIRO, EGYPT-LUKOR, EGYPT
Sponsor: American Arab Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: FACT-FINDING-ECONOMIC & POLITICAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN U.S. & EGYPT
Date: Jan 17, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $2,750.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. - PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FORUM ON MARKETS & POLICY MAKING
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $500.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Dianne Miller.


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.