East Tennessee Development Districts

On the investigation of East Tennessee Development Districts

John Kennedy describes Bill Dow’s motivation to coordinate an investigative review of potential corruption in East Tennessee economic development districts, explaining that said corruption could reinforce power systems–namely, the allocation of state and federal funding to health and other community development organizations, which would be to the detriment of coal miner’s rights and representation. For …

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On John Kennedy’s involvement with the Coalition and its early law school projects

John Kennedy shares about his introduction to the SHC while finishing up his degree at Vanderbilt Law School (1971), recollects others who were involved in the Coalition’s early law school projects, and delineates his role researching the East Tennessee Development District. For more information on John Kennedy’s involvement with the East Tennessee Research Corporation (ETRC) …

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