Kline 7

how much electricity did farm households want?
REA cooperatives would only be able to repay the loans made by the federal government if that number increased

efforts to promote increased use of electricity
Power and the Land Part II https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeivMPZa1kE
Entire film: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZchKXFpaDg

Resistance was significant, not just among farmers but even members of co-op boards
mostly a matter of cost, both for electricity and reluctance to buy new appliances
electric stove didn't heat the kitchen--farm women liked combination (electric/wood or coal) stoves better
only dairy farmers used much electrical home equipment

How farmers chose

competing interest groups