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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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    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.
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    Bridging the “Middle Skills” Gap

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    Commentary: Turning the tables on the vocational ed debate

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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.

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.

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Trips by*

Erich Mische


Total cost of 13 trips: $25,431.66


Trips traveled under the office of Norm Coleman

Destination: LINCOLNSHIRE, ILLINOIS
Sponsor: Lake County Illinois Republican Federation
Purpose: TO STAFF THE SENATOR AT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Apr 25, 2003
Expense: $321.00
source

Destination: PEBBLE BEACH, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Lincoln Club of Northern California
Purpose: TO STAFF THE SENATOR FOR SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Apr 26, 2003
Expense: $715.00
source

Destination: STEVEN'S POINT, WI
Sponsor: Republican Party of Wisconsin
Purpose: TO STAFF THE SENATOR AT A SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: May 9, 2003
Expense: $806.50
source

Destination: ARCTIC VILLAGE, ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, PRUDHOE BAY
Sponsor: ALASKA COALITION, ALASKA WILDERNESS LEAGUE, NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY, SIERRA CLUB, THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY AND NATIONAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP ON ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE OIL DRILLING/ENERGY AND WILDERNESS ISSUE
Date: Jun 28, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $4,815.79
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE ABA 2003 ANNUAL MEETING ON ENTERTAINMENT SPORTS LAW IN THE NEW ECONOMY
Date: Oct 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $500.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: CARLSON GROUP/AMERICAN HOTEL AND LODGING ASSOCIATION
Purpose: STAFF SENATOR FOR SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT-FACT FINDING
Date: Nov 11, 2003
Expense: $838.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND STAFFING OF SENATOR FOR SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,042.22
source

Destination: LA QUINTA, CALIFORNIA (PALM SPRINGS AREA)
Sponsor: INTERNATIONAL RECORDING MEDIA ASSOCIATION
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT AT IRMA CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 18, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $3,312.33
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Grocery Manufacturers of America
Purpose: ATTENDANCE AT THE GMA CONGRESSIONAL ISSUES FORUM
Date: May 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,028.35
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: Republican Jewish Committee
Purpose: TO BE BRIEFED ON DEVELOPMENTS IN PEACE PROCESS; ISRAELI COUNTER TERRORISM EFFORTS
Date: Aug 6, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $7,175.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING; CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOC. ANNUAL TRADE SHOW
Date: Jan 6, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,705.93
source

Destination: PUNTA CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: SENIOR CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRADE POLICY RETREAT
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,556.15
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GEORGIA
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: STAFFING THE SENATOR AT THE ANNUAL AIPAC ATLANTA EVENT, WHERE THE SENATOR WILL BE SPEAKING
Date: May 2, 2005
Expense: $615.39
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Erich Mische.


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.