Just a Little History: Fighting to Get the REA

Wake Forest Gazette

It took Sam Rayburn and FDR to make rural power possible

By Carol Pelosi

(The second of three parts.)

“I’m going back to Muscle Shoals,

Times are better there, I’m told.”

– Doc Watson singing “Deep River Blues”

While people in towns and cities enjoyed electric lights, modern bathrooms, radi… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story