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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*

Amy Steinmann


Total cost of 10 trips: $26,667.99


Trips traveled under the office of Roy Blunt

Destination: ST. MICHAEL'S, MD
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: Jan 14, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $900.69
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: PLANNING RETREAT FOR THE HOUSE REPUBLICAN CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $784.00
source

Destination: DC TO BEIJING
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 3, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $2,830.00
source

Destination: IRVINGTON, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE PLANNING RETREAT FOR HOUSE REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $728.00
source

Destination: THE GREENBRIER, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE REPUBLICAN CONFERENCE RETREAT
Date: Jan 27, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $820.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Tom Delay

Destination: SWEDEN
Sponsor: Saab AB
Purpose: RECEIVE BRIEFINGS ON SAAB CONTRACTS / SEE FACILITIES
Date: Aug 19, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $7,000.00
source

Destination: ATTENDED AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF AIRPORT EXECUTIVES CONFERENCE
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE/PARTICIPATE IN PANEL DISCUSSION
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $6,379.52
source

Destination: HOUSE/SENATE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR THE UPCOMING YEAR
Date: Jan 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $785.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Dan Miller

Destination: KOUROU, FRENCH GUIANA
Sponsor: Arianespace
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP RELATED TO ARIANESPACE'S COMMERCIAL SATELLITE LAUNCH ON 4/18/00
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $3,148.78
source

Destination: VISIT CONSULATE IN JERUSALEM, GOLAN HEIGHTS, TEL AVIV
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Nov 26, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $3,292.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Amy Steinmann.


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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    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.
  • 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.