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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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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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Trips by*

Steven Wall


Total cost of 13 trips: $13,742.41


Trips traveled under the office of Trent Lott

Destination: LAKE MANASSAS, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Citizens for Civil Justice Reform
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE RE: "CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM: THE YEAR 2000"
Date: Dec 9, 1999 (1 day)
Expense: $207.00
source

Destination: MISSISSIPPI AND LOUISIANA
Sponsor: National Fisheries Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION REGARDING THE CATFISH, SHRIMP, AND OYSTER INDUSTRIES
Date: Jan 10, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $935.08
source

Destination: HILTON HEAD, SOUTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: Association for Local Telecommunications Services (ALTS)
Purpose: ATTEND ALTS ANNUAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE
Date: Dec 3, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $904.90
source

Destination: MIDDLETOWN NJ, NEW YORK NY, BEDMINSTER NJ
Sponsor: AT&T Corporation
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP: VISIT AND TOUR AT&T LABS AND GLOBAL NETWORK OPERATIONS CENTER
Date: Jan 25, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $520.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: COPYRIGHT PROTECTION CONFERENCE / FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,921.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY & SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: May 31, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,824.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP ON CABLE ISSUES
Date: Dec 6, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,538.14
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA & SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: HIGH TECH FACT FINDING / SITE VISIT TRIP
Date: Feb 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,940.00
source

Destination: FARMINGTON, PA
Sponsor: ACT, ALCATEL, AT&T, AT&T WIRELESS, INFINCON, LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, MICROSOFT, TELCORDIA, SBCA, SPRINT, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS
Purpose: TECH POLICY 2003 FIFTH ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNET
Date: Mar 7, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $653.68
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: FOURTH ANNUAL CTIA POLICY RETREAT
Date: May 16, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $502.33
source

Destination: PORTLAND, MAINE
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: CABLE INDUSTRY FACT-FINDING TRIP, INCLUDING STUDY OF CABLE IP TELEPHONY, BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT, & DIGITAL TELEVISION
Date: Aug 13, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,095.07
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA
Sponsor: Comcast Corporation
Purpose: ATTEND ISSUES CONFERENCE: "FASTER FORWARD: THE CABLE INDUSTRY'S TRANSITION TO DIGITAL TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS"
Date: Mar 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $901.21
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Comptel/ASCENT
Purpose: ATTEND 2004 LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $800.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Steven Wall.


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

  • 11.24.14

    Academic Fraud and College Athletics

    Last month the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released a report that showed evidence of nearly two decades of academic fraud perpetuated by the school’s Afro-American Studies Department. An investigation found certain professors and administrators had an unwritten policy of “propping up” student athletes. This week on the podcast, we look at academic fraud at colleges with high-stakes sports programs.
  • 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.