Washington Wire

October 1954
New Republic;10/11/54, Vol. 131 Issue 15, p2
This article presents information on the elections in the Soviet Union. An election every two years is too much; it's a defect in the Constitution. The people who do vote will probably be representative enough. A modest, soft-spoken Southerner has put the whole multi-billion dollar utility lobby on the defensive. He is James Stietenroth, former secretary-treasurer of the Mississippi Power and Light Company, an operating subsidiary- of the Dixon-Yates combine. There's been a big strike of copper workers in Chile and at home, and Weeks wanted to break the strike by releasing copper from U.S. stockpiles.


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