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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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  • 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

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    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.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Thad Bingel


Total cost of 8 trips: $8,895.77


Trips traveled under the office of Chris Cannon

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Comptel/ASCENT
Purpose: BRIEFINGS & CONFERENCES ON THE COMPETITIVE TELECOMM INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $892.30
source

Destination: TECH POLICY 2002 LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE, FARMINGTON PA
Sponsor: MULTIPLE CORPORATE SPONSORS CONFERENCE COORDINATED BY DUTKO GROUP
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON TECHNOLOGY AND TELECOMM LEGISLATION IN 107TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 22, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $722.46
source


Trips traveled under the office of Dan Miller

Destination: NEW ORLEANS & TAFT, LOUISIANA
Sponsor: Entergy Corporation
Purpose: ENERGY RESTRUCTURING SEMINARS, NUCLEAR POWER PLANT SITE TOUR, ENTERGY HQ
Date: May 5, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $933.85
source


Trips traveled under the office of F. James Sensenbrenner

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC, NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY COUNCIL (ITI) AND ITS MEMBER COMPANIES: EBAY AOL TIME WARNER, CISCO, IBM, APPLE COMPUTER, MICROSOFT
Purpose: BRIEFINGS AND SITE VISITS WITH ITIC AND HOST MEMBER COMPANIES IN THE TECHNOLOGY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INDUSTRIES
Date: Aug 5, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,524.00
source

Destination: NEMACOLIN, PA
Sponsor: DUTKO GROUP COORDINATED THE CONFERENCE, SPONSORING ENTITIES WERE: ALCATEL, AMAZON.COM, AT&T, LUCENT, ACT, EIA, INFINEON, LEVEL(3), MICROSOFT, NCTA, SBCA, SPRINT, ONTU, YAHOO!
Purpose: "ATTENDED TECH POLICY 2004" CONFERENCE ON PRESENT AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGY AND TELECOM ISSUES SERVED ON PANEL ON INTERNET TAXATION
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $856.95
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: Comptel/ASCENT
Purpose: ATTENDED COMPTEL-ASCENT LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE WITH SEVERAL SEMINARS/DISCUSSION SESSIONS ON TELECOM POLICY ISSUES FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF COMPETITIVE NON-INCUMBENT COMPANIES
Date: Apr 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $727.50
source

Destination: AUSTIN, TX
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: TOUR OF AUSTIN AREA TECHNOLOGY COMPANY FACILITIES AND EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS ON TECHNOLOGY POLICY
Date: May 25, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,880.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: ATTENDED LECTURES, DISCUSSION PANELS, AND PRODUCT DEMONSTRATIONS ON NEW CONSUMER TECHNOLOGIES AT THE 2005 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES)
Date: Jan 5, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,358.71
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Thad Bingel.


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.