Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Dr. Harl Dalstrom
On December 2, 1946, Nebraska became the frist state to acquire complete control and operation of its electrial utilities. On that date, Omaha purchased the properties of the Nebraska Power Company (NPC_ for $42,000,000. This same brought to a conclusion a four-year struggle in the city to acquire the company and ended a fourteen-year conflict within the state to achiveve one-hundred percent public ownership of the electrical power companies.
Pennock, Martin H., "The formation of the Omaha Public Power District" (1971). Student Work. 902.
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