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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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    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.

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*

Paul Poteet


Total cost of 13 trips: $31,503.73


Trips traveled under the office of Wally Herger

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,579.52
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA; RENO, NV; LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: International Game Technology
Purpose: TO PROVIDE INSIGHT INTO GAMING AND MANUFACTURING-RELATED ISSUES
Date: Nov 9, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $4,437.00
source

Destination: DUBLIN, BRUSSELS, ROME
Sponsor: Tax Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 26, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $7,260.00
source

Destination: ECONOMIC SEMINAR
Sponsor: Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Oct 25, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,482.60
source

Destination: VISIT BBDO (AD AGENCY)
Sponsor: American Association of Advertising Agencies
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 8, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $625.00
source

Destination: MEETINGS WITH SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS
Sponsor: Singapore International Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT-FINDING
Date: Mar 23, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $6,790.96
source

Destination: MEETINGS WITH U.N. OFFICIALS
Sponsor: Better World Fund
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 26, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $142.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS ECONOMIC SEMINAR
Sponsor: Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 24, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,617.90
source

Destination: MEETINGS WITH CHILEAN GOVERNMENT & INDUSTRY LEPS.
Sponsor: Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION TO CHILE
Date: Jun 28, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,516.00
source

Destination: MEET WITH BEOR, STEURNS AND BANK OF AMERICAN EXECUTORS
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 11, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $705.70
source

Destination: VISITING HIGH-TECH COMPANIES
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF HIGH-TECH TAX ISSUES
Date: Aug 10, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $915.24
source

Destination: GREENBIER, WV
Sponsor: NATIONAL CHAMBER FOUNDATION AND RE AMERICAN BENEFITS INSTITUTE
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF PENSION REFORM PROPOSALS
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $882.00
source

Destination: DANA POINT, CA
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: LEARNING ABOUT MEDICAL DEVICE ISSUES
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,549.81
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Paul Poteet.


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.