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Introduction  |   Essay  |   Script  |   Lessons  |   Resources

Promotional photograph by Harry Shaw for the Seattle production of Power
Promotional photograph by Harry Shaw for the Seattle production of Power. Courtesy, Library of Congress.

Power:  A Living Newspaper

One of the Federal Theatre Project's most popular productions, Power played on the double meaning of its title, dramatizing the story of the development of the electric utility industry as well as the struggle to control that technology. This New Deal Network feature includes an introductory essay, Electricity in the Limelight, the play script to Power, a Lesson Plan, and bibliographical and online Resources concerning the Federal Theatre Project.

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Introduction  |   Essay  |   Script  |   Lessons  |   Resources

Power: A Living Newspaper

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