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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*

David Torian


Total cost of 9 trips: $14,454.15


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Mcnulty

Destination: PALO ALTO: SAN FRANCISCO CA
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group
Purpose:
Date: Jan 19, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,453.90
source

Destination: ONE NIGHT IN SF, THREE NIGHTS IN PALO ALTO, TURING HI-TECH CO
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group
Purpose: MEETINGS: DISCUSSIONS W/ TAX DIRECTORS: CFOS OF HIGH TECH CO
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $2,096.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: Columbia University
Purpose: MEET W/ HOSPITAL & MEDIC EDUCATION OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS AND WITNESS MEDIC EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Date: Mar 22, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $572.28
source

Destination: GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: Coalition of Service Industries
Purpose: MEET & DISCUSS US TRADE LAWS W/ WTO OFFICIALS
Date: May 27, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $2,843.12
source

Destination: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: MEET AND WORK W/OTHER CHIEFS OF STAFF ON TOPICS IN A BIPARTISAN BASIS
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $530.00
source

Destination: SF
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group
Purpose: MEETINGS OF SENIOR COUNCIL STAFF AND CEOS AND CFOS OF SILICON VALLEY INDUSTRIES TO DISCUSS TAX AND TRADE ISSUES RELEVANT TO THE INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 26, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,469.45
source

Destination: NYC TO TEL AVIV TO JERUSALEM TO TEL AVIV TO NYC
Sponsor: JEWISH COMMUNITY RELATIONS COUNCIL AND UJA-FEDERATION OF NEW YORK
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION TO ISRAEL FOR CHIEFS OF STAFF, NEW YORK CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION
Date: Jan 3, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $2,488.00
source

Destination: MANHATTAN, LGA
Sponsor: NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE (NYSE)
Purpose: FOR NEW YORK STATE CHIEFS OF STAFF TO ATTEND BRIEFINGS REGARDING PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES AFFECTING THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY, A CRITICAL COMPONENT OF NEW YORK'S ECONOMY
Date: Oct 26, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $802.90
source

Destination: SF
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group
Purpose: TO INTRODUCE SENIOR STAFF TO THE HIGH TECH INDUSTRY AND TO DISCUSS VARIOUS TAX & TRADE ISSUES RELEVANT TO ISSUES
Date: Aug 16, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,198.50
source



* - Trips by all travelers named David Torian.


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

    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.