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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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    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.
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    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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Trips by*

Perry Brody


Total cost of 7 trips: $7,622.42


Trips traveled under the office of Silvestre Reyes

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO MEET OTHER CHIEFS OF STAFF AND TO WORK ON POLICY FOR 107TH CONGRESS
Date: Jan 26, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $212.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO ATTEND BI-PARTISAN CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $655.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: SAP America Inc
Purpose: TO VISIT SAP'S CONVERTION AND LEARN ABOUT THEIR ACTIVITIES RE: US MILITARY AND HOMELAND SECURITY
Date: Jun 15, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,204.42
source

Destination: CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEX
Sponsor: LATIN AMERICAN WORKING GROUP AND WASHINGTON OFFICE ON LATIN AMERICA
Purpose: LEARN MORE ABOUT UNRESOLVED MURDERS OF WOMEN IN CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEXICO
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $272.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $585.00
source

Destination: INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: TO DEVELOP UNDERSTANDING OF NATIONAL SECURITY AND FOREIGN POLICY ISSUES RELATIONS INDIAN AND OF OUT SOURCING OF U.S. JOBS
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $3,194.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT AND DISCUSS WITH COLLEAGUES (BOTH REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRAT) CRITICAL ISSUES TO BE ADDRESSED IN 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,500.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Perry Brody.


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.