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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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(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*

Kate Scheeler


Total cost of 9 trips: $7,212.85


Trips traveled under the office of Charles Schumer

Destination: New York City, NY
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: briefing of Nasdaq's "supermontage" securities trading platform
Date: Jan 10, 2000
Expense: $300.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: MEETING CANCELLED SUBSEQUENT TO TRAINED-MEETING WITH CHASE, CITIGRAPH OFFICIALS REGARDING MONEY LAUNDERING
Date: Feb 14, 2000
Expense: $250.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: MEETING WITH OFFICIALS OF CHASE MANHATTAN, CITIGRAPH, JPMAYA REGARDING MONEY LAUNDERING
Date: Mar 13, 2000
Expense: $250.00
source

Destination: PALM BEACH
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON SECURITIES ISSUES
Date: Mar 31, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,150.00
source

Destination: GERMANY-BERLIN, DRESDEN, MEIBEN
Sponsor: Checkpoint Charlie Foundation
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT THE GERMAN GOVERNMENT STATE, LOCAL, FEDERAL
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (9 days)
Expense: $1,980.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: TO EXAMINE INSTINET TRADING TECHNOLOGIES RELEVANT TO UNDERSTANDING THROUGH COMMUNICATION NETWORK
Date: Apr 17, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $410.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SECURITIES INDUSTRY ASSN. AT WHICH I WILL SPEAK ON A PANEL REGARDING THE LEGISLATIVE SECURITIES AGENDA OF THE BANKING COMMITTEE
Date: Apr 18, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $875.00
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
Purpose: ATTEND BRIEFING BY FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK OF ATLANTA FROM STRUCTURE AND PURPOSE OF FHLB, REGULATORY REFORM OF GSES, DEPOSIT INSURANCE REFORM
Date: Jun 22, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,200.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: UBS AG Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL STAFF TRIP REGARDING FIRM'S BUSINESS PRACTICES; DERIVATIVES, MUNICIPAL SECURITIES, INSURANCE
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $797.85
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kate Scheeler.


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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  • 11.10.14

    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.
  • 11.10.14

    Radio: The Internet of the 1930s

    Some predicted radio would be a powerful force for democratizing information and spreading knowledge to a vast population previously separated by geography or income. But the new technology also raised anxieties.