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Benjamin V. CohenArchitect of the New Deal$
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William Lasser

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780300088793

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300088793.001.0001

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The Public Utility Holding Company Act

The Public Utility Holding Company Act

(p.108) 7 The Public Utility Holding Company Act
Benjamin V. Cohen

William Lasser

Yale University Press

This chapter describes events leading up to the signing into law of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935. The discussions include Roosevelt's contentious relationship with public utility companies; the creation of the National Power Policy Committee on July 9, 1934; Cohen's drafting of the Public Utility Holding Company Act; and the scandal involving Corcoran and Rep. Ralph Owen Brewster over the death penalty provision in the holding company bill.

Keywords:   Benjamin V. Cohen, public utility companies, death penalty, Roosevelt, Corcoran, Ralph Owen Brewster

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