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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*

Scott Schloegel


Total cost of 11 trips: $15,305.82


Trips traveled under the office of Bart Stupak

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: 2000 CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $429.50
source

Destination: DADE COUNTY FLORIDA
Sponsor: Integrated Waste Services Association
Purpose: TOUR WASTE TO ENERGY FACILITIES & RECYCLE PLANT
Date: Feb 22, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,538.00
source

Destination: DETROIT, MI
Sponsor: AMERICAN GAS ASSOC., CONSUMERS ENERGY, MICHCON, SEMCO, VECTOR PIPELINE
Purpose: PIPELINE SAFETY TOUR
Date: Aug 20, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $910.75
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $406.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS TO YUCCA MOUNTAIN
Sponsor: NUCLEAR ENERGY INSTITUTE PAID FOR THE TRIP WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE TRAVEL FROM LAS VEGAS TO YUCCA WHICH WAS PAID FOR BY DEPT OF ENERGY ($30)
Purpose: LEARN MORE ABOUT YUCCA MOUNTAIN AND TOUR THE PROPOSED STORAGE FA
Date: Mar 26, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,011.01
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MI
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: POLICY SUMMIT
Date: Sep 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,299.86
source

Destination: PHILIDELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: ANNUAL CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT-POLICY DISCUSSIONS, WORKSHOPS, ETC
Date: Feb 19, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,061.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: TOUR OF MICROSOFT FACILITIES AND BRIEFINGS ON TECHNOLOGY USES AND UPDATE
Date: Apr 14, 2004
Expense: $2,257.62
source

Destination: MOSCOW, RUSSIA
Sponsor: AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY COUNCIL AND RUSSIAN DUMA
Purpose: EXCHANGE WITH RUSSIAN DUMA TO DISCUSS POLICY, PROCESS AND DEMOCRACY
Date: Jun 26, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $2,937.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: ANNUAL CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT-ECONOMICS AND CURRENT LEGISLATIVE ISSUE
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $626.00
source

Destination: MARQUETTE, MI-DENVER, CO-KEYSTONE, CO-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Keystone Center
Purpose: ENERGY BOARD ANNUAL MEETING AND DIALOG ON UPCOMING ENERGY BILL
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,829.08
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Scott Schloegel.


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.
  • 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.