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Jean Paul Sartre Visits TVA

This itinerary shows that French philosopher Jean Paul Sartre visited sites of the Tennessee Valley Authority with seven other French journalists. Sartre discussed his impressions of Fontana Dam and Fontana Village in essays "American Cities" and "Individualism and Conformism in the United States" which were published in 1945 in the French magazine Le Figaro.

Subject

Tennessee Valley Authority

Creator

Records of the Tennessee Valley Authority, Record Group 142

Source

Information Office Correspondence, 1944-1957

Date

January 30, 1945

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Textual Document, 3 pages

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 4576598

Coverage

Tennessee Valley

Original Format

Paper
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