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Poster for the New York City production of Power
Poster for the New York City production of Power. Courtesy, Library of Congress.

Power: A Living Newspaper

By Arthur Arent

CONTENTS

Original Cast: Ritz Theatre, New York City, February 23, 1937

ACT ONE

Scene One: Opening
Scene Two: Inventors
Scene Three: Kilowatt Hour
Scene Four: Expansion
Scene Five: Park Bench-1907
Scene Six: Fair Profits
Scene Seven: Holding Company
Scene Eight: Childish Questions
Scene Nine: Insull's Empire
Scene Ten: Cost Comparison (1913-1926)
Scene Eleven: Consumer Sues
Scene Twelve: Propaganda
Scene Thirteen: "Get Norris"
Scene Fourteen: Municipal Ownership
Scene Fifteen: The Tennessee Valley

ACT TWO

Scene One: Small-Town Meeting
Scene Two: Farmers' Meeting
Scene Three: Directors' Meeting
Scene Four: Competition
Scene Five: 1934 Coffin Award
Scene Six: Finale


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