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Tennessee / Tellico Dam #537755

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 24, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Tellico Lake, Tennessee) Jean Ritchie and family recalled forced to move from ancestral home due to TVA's Tellico dam project; films shown. [RITCHIE - notes family's history on farm.] TVA's original claim that project was designed to attract industry and plans now to sell lake front property to exclusive yacht club developers noted. [RITCHIE - feels those forced out of homes have been discriminated against for benefit of the wealthy.] [Burl MOSER - notes land taken from him and not covered by water is being given to others.] [Former TVA director David FRERMAN - disagreed with Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) policy; blames Congress for current situation.] [Nellie McCALL - wants Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) done away with.]
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

Jones, Kenley;
Palmer, John

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