Toward a National Power Policy: The New Deal and the Electric Utility Industry, 1933-1941

Toward a National Power Policy The New Deal and the Electric Utility Industry Toward a National Power Policy offers a comprehensive analysis of the conflict between Franklin D Roosevelt s New Deal and the electric utility industry Philip J Funigiello outlines the origins and ev

  • Title: Toward a National Power Policy: The New Deal and the Electric Utility Industry, 1933-1941
  • Author: Philip J. Funigiello
  • ISBN: 9780822984443
  • Page: 162
  • Format: Paperback
  • Toward a National Power Policy offers a comprehensive analysis of the conflict between Franklin D Roosevelt s New Deal and the electric utility industry Philip J Funigiello outlines the origins and evolution of the privately owned industry, and the growth of an anti monopoly movement in the 1920s He details the four major areas of conflict between public and private inToward a National Power Policy offers a comprehensive analysis of the conflict between Franklin D Roosevelt s New Deal and the electric utility industry Philip J Funigiello outlines the origins and evolution of the privately owned industry, and the growth of an anti monopoly movement in the 1920s He details the four major areas of conflict between public and private interests the Holding Company Act, the Rural Electrification Administration, the Bonneville Power Administration, and power planning for the second World War Funigiello reveals the complexities of top level policymaking and the networks of interpersonal relationships that led to both conflict and compromise, and concludes that the failure of the Roosevelt administration to develop a well defined philosophy prevented the development of a national power policy.

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