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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

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  • 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.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Kathryn Scott


Total cost of 15 trips: $15,317.17


Trips traveled under the office of Larry Combest

Destination: WYE WOODS CONFERENCE CENTER, QUEENSTOWN, MD
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: HOUSE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE BIPARTISAN RETREAT
Date: Jan 28, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $285.00
source

Destination: TAMPA, PLANT CITY, LAKE WALES FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: AGRICULTURE EDUCATION
Date: Feb 20, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $823.92
source

Destination: LEXINGTON, KY
Sponsor: Council for Burley Tobacco and affiliates
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT TOBACCO PRODUCTION
Date: Aug 7, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $552.72
source

Destination: CHESAPEAKE FARMS, MD
Sponsor: EI du Pont de Nemours and Co
Purpose: TOUR FARM & DISCUSS BIOTECHNOLOGY
Date: Oct 30, 2000
Expense: $63.00
source

Destination: MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
Sponsor: HUMAN GENOME SCIENCES & BIO
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOTECH DEVELOPMENTS
Date: Nov 14, 2000
Expense: $51.00
source

Destination: RALEIGH, NC; ST. LOUIS, MO; MEMPHIS, TN; GREENVILLE, MS; NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cotton Council
Purpose: COTTON INDUSTRY EDUCATION & ORIENTATION TOUR
Date: Apr 17, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $3,271.24
source

Destination: IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO
Sponsor: Food Producers of Idaho Inc
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF IDAHO AGRICULTURE
Date: Aug 13, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $816.71
source

Destination: ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
Sponsor: St Louis Agri-Business Club
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT AGRICULTURE & BUSINESSES AROUND ST. LOUIS
Date: Aug 20, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $618.25
source


Trips traveled under the office of Bob Goodlatte

Destination:
Sponsor: University of Virginia
Purpose: ATTEND PROJECT MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
Date: Apr 23, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $622.72
source

Destination: WICHITA, KANSAS
Sponsor: American Meat Institute
Purpose: DISCUSS INDUSTRY CONCERNS REGARDING FOOD SAFETY & COUNTRY-OF-ORIGIN LABELING
Date: Jun 30, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,912.30
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: FLORIDA DEPT. OF AG & CONSUMER SERVICES FLORIDA FARM BUREAU, FLORIDA FRUIT & VEGETABLE ASSOCIATION
Purpose: REVIEW STATE & FEDERAL COUNTRY-OF-ORIGIN LABELING LAWS
Date: Jul 30, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $943.50
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OREGON
Sponsor: Oregon Association of Nurseries
Purpose: DISCUSS NURSERY INDUSTRY OF OREGON & SUDDEN OOK DEATH
Date: Aug 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,584.27
source

Destination: WINNIPEG, MANITOBA & CALGARY, ALBERTA
Sponsor: Government of Canada
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT THE INTEGRATED NORTH AMERICAN AG INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 18, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,800.00
source

Destination: GREENSBORO, PINEHURST & KITTY HAWK, NC
Sponsor: North Carolina State University
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURE
Date: Aug 26, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,750.00
source

Destination: RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY NORTH CAROLINA FARM BUREAU
Purpose: DISCUSS AG ISSUES IMPORTANT TO NC PRODUCERS
Date: Sep 19, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $222.54
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kathryn Scott.


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.