POWER: Exceptions & Explanations

Last week the Tennessee Valley Authority, in humbler mood than usual, bobbed up before the House Military Affairs Committee to ask for a few additional small favors. Two years ago Congress gave the New Deal everything it wanted just for the joy of giving. Now Federal agencies like NRA, AAA or TVA are lucky to get grudging crusts on Capitol Hill. Thus it was no great surprise when an ungenerous House Committee last week turned and snarled at TVA's requests for several amendments to its basic act. One amendment would increase TVA's...

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