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Politics and the Tennessee Valley Authority

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Tennessee Valley Authority is a government-owned corporation that provides electricity at prices below the national average for about 9 million people in parts of seven states in the southeast. It also provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system. Ken Otterbourg talks about the why the TVA is currently in the political crosshairs. His article “Uncle Sam’s River” appears in the October 28 edition of Fortune magazine.

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Ken Otterbourg

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Comments [2]

William H. Turner, PhD from Houston, Texas

Ken Otterbourg, a brilliant journalist is one of the greatest writers around, can weave a gem on a wide range of subjects - from arts, medicine, music, to science.

Oct. 17 2013 07:59 PM

Isn't this a bit one-sided? The guest is advocating for a de-regulation;brick the restrictions of the TVA may be why it is still around and not gobbled up by the likes of Enron.

Oct. 17 2013 01:36 PM

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