February is so Presidential.
Also Presidential is the love of radio by our nation’s leaders. “How can I reach more people?” The answer was Radio.
Radio was becoming huge. Franklin Delano Roosevelt began his Fireside Chats in 1933 to talk to America in a friendly, conversational way.
He spoke to America this way 31 separate times.
Richard Nixon came to Modesto one time, and radio was his platform:
A young Ronald Reagan was a radio star on his way to bigger things.
He brought a radio microphone to the White House for weekly radio addresses.
George Bush and Bill Clinton were big users of radio: