PART I: NELSON ALDRICH ROCKEFELLER: The Vice President and the Good Old Boys

May 1999
AirWAVES;1999, p29
Book Chapter
A section from Part I of the book "Airwaves," is presented. It recalls visits paid by U.S. Vice President Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller to southern U.S. cities Mobile, Alabama and Columbia, South Carolina in 1975. The author described how Rockefeller spoke to the people from the South about solving the country's energy problem, which he considered the key to economic growth, as well as revitalizing the economy to achieve full employment.


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