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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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Trips by*

Andrew Black


Total cost of 12 trips: $15,262.01


Trips traveled under the office of Joe Barton

Destination: RANCHO MIRAGE, CA AND SALTON SEA, CA
Sponsor: MidAmerican Energy Co
Purpose: ENVIRONMENTAL ROUNDTABLE, SITE VISIT TO GEO THERMAL PLANT, ATTEND UTILITY INDUSTRY CEO CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 12, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $3,156.44
source

Destination: SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO
Sponsor: West Associates
Purpose: 2000 CONGRESSIONAL ENERGY FORUM, INCLUDING SPEECH
Date: Aug 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,936.72
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: ATTEND WITH CHAIRMAN, LEARN ABOUT BROADCASTING INDUSTRY AND ISSUES
Date: Apr 18, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $913.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIER RESORT WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $830.00
source

Destination: THE REGENCY HOTEL, PORTLAND, MAINE
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: DISCUSS CABLE TELEVISION AND VOICE OVER INTERNET TELEPHONY (VOIP) ISSUES
Date: Aug 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $798.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Comcast Corporation
Purpose: CABLE MEETINGS
Date: Mar 1, 2005
Expense: $250.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: TELECOM MEETINGS/SEMINARS
Date: Mar 27, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $2,075.89
source


Trips traveled under the office of W.J. Tauzin

Destination: PARK CITY, UTAH
Sponsor: West Associates
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL ENERGY FORUM
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $949.97
source

Destination: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: CEO CONFERENCE, MEETINGS WITH CHAIRMAN BARTON
Date: Sep 4, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,076.80
source

Destination: EEI CEO CONFERENCE SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: HEAR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, EPA ADMINISTRATOR AND FERC COMMISSIONER, MEET WITH ELECTRIC UTILITY INDUSTRY COMPANY REPRESENTATIVES
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,102.50
source

Destination: FARMINGTON, PA
Sponsor: Electric Power Supply Association
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL ISSUES FORUM
Date: May 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $995.00
source

Destination: BWI-COLORADO SPRINGS
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: ACCOMPANY CHAIRMAN BARTON TO CEO CONFERENCE MEETINGS
Date: Sep 1, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,177.69
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Andrew Black.


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.