SEQUELS: Dixon-Yates Upheld

From the beginning, the great Dixon-Yates ruckus of 1954-55 was more a teapot tempest than a Teapot Dome, but the Eisenhower Administration recoiled from it as though it were superheated steam. In Washington last week, the U.S. Court of Claims ruled the celebrated power contract "honest" and, in effect, rebuked the Administration for not having the courage of its convictions.

Originally, the plan to build a private steam-power plant (under contract with two Southern utility firms, headed by Edgar H. Dixon and the late Eugene A. Yates) to feed the expanding power load of the Tennessee Valley Authority was hailed...

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