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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*

Kimberly Teehee


Total cost of 15 trips: $13,541.03


Trips traveled under the office of Dale Kildee

Destination: ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN
Sponsor: University of Michigan
Purpose: PANELIST FOR INDIAN LAW DAY CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 23, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $360.00
source

Destination: ALBUQERQUE, NEW MEXICO
Sponsor: Federal Bar Association
Purpose: PANELIST FOR ANNUAL INDIAN LAW CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $563.00
source

Destination: TULSA
Sponsor: Hobbs Strauss Dean & Walker LLP
Purpose: SPEAKER & PARTICIPANT AT THE OK SOVEREIGNTY SYMPOSIUM
Date: Jun 10, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $525.50
source

Destination: PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND
Sponsor: National Indian Gaming Association
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ORG. MID YEAR CONFERENCE ON BEHALF OF REP. KILDEE. EVENT HELD IN LEDYARD, CONNECTICUT
Date: Aug 21, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $636.40
source

Destination: TULSA, OKLAHOMA
Sponsor: Cherokee Nation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP TO VISIT THE TRIBAL GOV'T
Date: Aug 27, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $1,126.00
source

Destination: ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Sponsor: Institute of American Indian Arts
Purpose: TO ATTEND A BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETING ON BEHALF OF REP. KILDEE WHO IS A BOARD MEMBER. ORG. IS A FEDERALLY CHARTERD CORP. AND REP. KILDEE IS CONG. APPOINTEE
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,209.50
source

Destination: ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Sponsor: National American Indian Housing Council
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF HOUSING TOUR OF INDIAN COUNTRY
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $807.00
source

Destination: DCA THRU CHICAGO TO ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA (ONE WAY)
Sponsor: National Indian Gaming Association
Purpose: NIGA LEGISLATIVE SUMMIT SPEAKER
Date: Aug 17, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $844.94
source

Destination: ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA TO ALBUQUERQUE, NM TO DCA
Sponsor: Institute of American Indian Arts
Purpose: TO REPRESENT CONGRESSMAN KILDEE AT THE IAIA BOARD MEETING IN SANTA FE, NM
Date: Aug 19, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,091.55
source

Destination: ST. LOUIS TO TULSA, OKLAHOMA
Sponsor: Cherokee Nation
Purpose: PARTICIPANT IN THE TRIBE'S ANNUAL GOVERNMENT RELATIONS STAFF RETREAT
Date: Aug 25, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $572.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
Sponsor: Institute of American Indian Arts
Purpose: TO REPRESENT CONGRESSMAN KILDEE AT THE IAIA BOARD MEETING IN SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO
Date: Jan 15, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,140.29
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
Sponsor: National Indian Gaming Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATED IN THE NIGA CONFERENCE IN ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
Date: Apr 3, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,164.38
source

Destination: PROVIDENCE, RI
Sponsor: National Indian Gaming Association
Purpose: SPEAKER AT NIGA'S MID-YEAR MEETING
Date: Aug 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,468.47
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Cherokee Nation
Purpose: PARTICIPATED IN TRIBES GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS MEETING
Date: Sep 3, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $400.00
source

Destination: ALBUQUERQUE
Sponsor: Institute of American Indian Arts
Purpose: ATTENDED BOARD OF TRUSTEES MTG.
Date: Sep 30, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,632.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kimberly Teehee.


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.
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