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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*

Leslie Woolley


Total cost of 18 trips: $18,868.96


Trips traveled under the office of Zell Miller

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: MERRILL LYNCH & FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSN.
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 22, 2001
Expense: $352.45
source

Destination: SAVANNAH, GA
Sponsor: General Dynamics Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 11, 2001
Expense: $982.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 30, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,023.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Sep 6, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,107.83
source

Destination: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON A PANEL
Date: Feb 7, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,424.89
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 29, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $620.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: AMERICAN INSURANCE ASSN. AMERICAN COUNCIL OF LIFE INSURERS. ALLIANCE OF AMERICAN INSURERS
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN SEMINAR ON INSURANCE ISSUES
Date: May 31, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,000.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: America's Community Bankers
Purpose: PANEL PARTICIPATION
Date: Nov 3, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,219.00
source

Destination: THE LAKES, NEVADA
Sponsor: Citigroup
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,155.50
source

Destination: CRUM LYNNE PENNSYLVANIA
Sponsor: TransUnion Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 27, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $618.37
source

Destination: TAMPA, FLORIDA & ST. PETERSBURG
Sponsor: Capital One Financial Corporation
Purpose: PANEL PARTICIPATION
Date: Mar 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,034.89
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 7, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $858.24
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $962.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Options Clearing Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Dec 11, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,084.92
source

Destination: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON A PANEL
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,312.98
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Archipelago Holdings
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 3, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,121.14
source

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 11, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,598.75
source

Destination: ATLANTA
Sponsor: Atlantic Station LLC
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 18, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $393.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Leslie Woolley.


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

  • 11.17.14

    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.