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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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  • 11.17.14

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  • 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.
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    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.

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Trips by*

Tim Reif


Total cost of 17 trips: $30,812.74


Trips traveled under the office of Charles Rangel

Destination: SUN VALLEY, IDAHO
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose:
Date: Feb 25, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,505.51
source

Destination: COPE COD, MASS (CHATHAM)
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONG. LEADERSHIP SEMINAR
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,330.50
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT-FINDINGS & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 7, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,900.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: US Cuba Trade and Economic Council
Purpose: SPEAK AT FORUM ON U.S.-CUBA RELATIONS
Date: Oct 10, 2000
Expense: $503.65
source

Destination: NAPLES, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association
Purpose: SPEAK AT WIMA ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Oct 19, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $755.15
source

Destination: MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: California Council for International Trade
Purpose: ADDRESS CONFERENCE ON LEGISLATIVE TRADE ISSUES
Date: Dec 31, 2000
Expense: $844.51
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Columbia University
Purpose: ATTEND & SPEAK AT CONFERENCE ON BILATERAL & MULTILATERAL TRADE ISSUES
Date: Mar 16, 2001
Expense: $476.50
source

Destination: HANOI & HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM
Sponsor: US-Vietnam Trade Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL & CULTURAL EXCHANGE & GOVERNMENT TO GOVERNMENT MEETINGS
Date: Apr 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $799.00
source

Destination: BANGKOK, THAILAND
Sponsor: Thailand Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL & CULTURAL EXCHANGE & GOVERNMENT-GOVERNMENT MTGS.
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $570.00
source

Destination: HONGKONG
Sponsor: Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL & CULTURAL EXCHANGE
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $8,584.96
source

Destination: PHNOM PENH, SIEM REAP
Sponsor: Cambodia Development Resource Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & INFORMATION GATHERING
Date: Jan 13, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $841.00
source

Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM-GENEVA, SWITZERLAND-PERSONAL TRAVEL IN FRANCE AND ITALY
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING AS TO TRADE & HEALTHCARE ISSUES RELATED TO MEDICAL DEVICES, INTERNATIONAL TRADE RULES AND STANDARDS
Date: Aug 16, 2003 (18 days)
Expense: $4,562.62
source

Destination: NASHVILLE
Sponsor: Vanderbilt University
Purpose: SPEAK AT CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 18, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $967.70
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: SPEAK AT CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 15, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $307.50
source

Destination: CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Business Roundtable
Purpose: SPEAK AT CONFERENCE ON WTO TRADE ISSUES
Date: Jan 13, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,100.08
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: California Council for International Trade
Purpose: SPEAK AT TRADE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 24, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $673.60
source

Destination: MILAN/ITALY-GENEVA/SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: INTER-UNIVERSITY CENTRE ON INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ORGANISATIONS (CIDOIE) OF THE UNIVERSITIES OF EASTERN PIEDMONT, TURIN, GENOA, MILAN-STATE & MILAN-BOCCONI
Purpose: SPEAK TO CONFERENCE OF WTO APGDLATE BODY: MEETINGS IN GENEVA WITH WTO OFFICIALS, FOREIGN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS
Date: Mar 10, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $2,090.46
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Tim Reif.


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.