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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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  • 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.

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*

Anna Sagely


Total cost of 12 trips: $15,524.80


Trips traveled under the office of Howard Coble

Destination: RALEIGH, NC
Sponsor: Progress Energy
Purpose: TOUR COAL AND NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
Date: May 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $587.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: TO DISCUSS ISSUES AFFECTING THE CABLE INDUSTRY AND MEET WITH CABLE REPRESENTATIVE
Date: Jun 22, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,127.87
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: COPYRIGHT PROTECTION CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,897.00
source

Destination: NEMACOLIN RESORT, PENNSYLVANIA
Sponsor: ALCATEL,ASSOCIATION FOR COMPETITIVE TECHNOLOGY,AT&T CABLE & WIRELESS, LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS,MICROSOFT,MP3.COM,PEGASAS COMMUNICATION SAIC,VERISIGN,WINSTAR COMMUNICATIONS,XO COMMUNICATIONS
Purpose: 3RD ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNET
Date: Mar 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $616.03
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: NUCLEAR ENERGY INSTITUTE (NEI); YUCCA MOUNTAIN PROJECT OFFICE
Purpose: TOUR YUCCA MOUNTAIN NUCLEAR WASTE FACILITY
Date: Apr 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $884.50
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: DENDREON CORPORATION, TARGETED GENETICS, IMMUNEX
Purpose: TO DISCUSS ISSUES FACING THE BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 5, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,779.87
source

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT TO LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: TO DISCUSS DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT ISSUES
Date: May 29, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,258.00
source

Destination: ANNAPOLIS, MD
Sponsor: Verizon Communications Inc
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FUTURE OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: May 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $751.50
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: BellSouth Corporation
Purpose: TO DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF UNIVERSAL SERVICE
Date: Jul 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $649.23
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW AND OBSERVE FIRSTHAND THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY AND DISCUSS THE LEGISLATIVE POLICIES THAT MAY IMPACT THIS MARKET.
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,944.80
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: THE UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSOCIATION, THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS, THE CALIFORNIA TECHNOLOGY AND INTERNET ASSOCIATION
Purpose: TO DISCUSS AND BETTER UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANT POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES AFFECTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,724.00
source

Destination: MYRTLE BEACH, SC
Sponsor: Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: TO DISCUSS THE COMPLETION OF THE I-73/74 CORRIDOR
Date: Apr 29, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,305.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Anna Sagely.


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.