I. "Ike Never Paid a Power Bill"

Straight, Michael
November 1954
New Republic;11/29/54, Vol. 131 Issue 22, p8
The article reports the views of representative Southerners, towards the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) basic achievement. Southerners have been surprised that politician Skelton Ike can be so wrong about TVA. It further reports that the U.S. government has moved the Dixon-Yates contract one step ahead and details the visit of the reporter to the Alabama where the hook of the Tennessee River turns to the northwest. Days of Congressional testimony on the Dixon-Yates contract had made it plain that the issue was not whether the Dixon-Yates syndicate was entitled to a nine-percent return but whether TVA itself has been a national asset.


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