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(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

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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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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*

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

  • 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.
  • 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.