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1935

Geographical assesses the plans of the Tennessee Valley Authority, the 100million [pounds sterling] jewel in the crown of US President Roosevelt's New Deal, which seeks to alleviate extreme poverty brought about by the Depression through public works schemes. Controversial hydroelectricity, soil erosion and changing farming methods make for a rocky road towards what Roosevelt called "a more abundant life".

1968

The need to register common lands in England and Wales warrants a Geographical editorial. It beseeches geographers to descend upon county council offices in the hunt for documents before the three-years allocated by Parliament for land registration expires--in January 1970.

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