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(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

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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*

Pamilyn Miller


Total cost of 6 trips: $8,687.49


Trips traveled under the office of Bob Goodlatte

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $4,320.00
source

Destination: PINTAIL POINT FARM IN MARYLAND
Sponsor: Monsanto Co
Purpose: TO DISCUSS NO-TILL CONSERVATION & BIOTECHNOLOGY
Date: Aug 19, 2004
Expense: $58.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: TO DISCUSS SPECIALTY CRAP PRODUCTION, HOMELAND SECURITY & AGRICULTURE ISSUES
Date: Aug 23, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $950.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Feld Entertainment D/B/A Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey
Purpose: TOUR ANIMAL RETIREMENT & CONSERVATION FACILITIES
Date: Jan 12, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $659.90
source

Destination: LONG BEACH, CA
Sponsor: NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION
Purpose: TO SPEAK AT THEIR CONVENTION ON LEGISLATIVE ISSUES
Date: Feb 5, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,400.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: WEYERHAEUSER COMPANY, CAMPBELL SOUP, MICROSOFT, UST PUBLIC AFFAIRS, BOEING, LONGVIEW FIBRE
Purpose: TOUR MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS TO SEE HOW FEDERAL POLICY AFFECTS THEIR BUSINESS
Date: Jul 6, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,299.59
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* - Trips by all travelers named Pamilyn 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.

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  • 11.17.14

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    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.