Testifying at a TNEC
hearing dedicated to "Problems of the Consumer" in 1939, Dr.
As a summary of the TNEC
put it, Hartford-Empire had "demonstrated how a corporation might rise to a position of power and monopoly, not through efficiency or through managerial skill, but by manipulating privileges granted under the patent laws." Once there, Hartford-Empire maintained a "control over production and prices more complete than that exercised by most public utility commissions."
(11.) The TNEC
was created by an act of Congress in June 1938 and ended in April 1941.
model is a way to bring together a variety of viewpoints and develop a consensus over a sustained period of time and to come up with recommendations based on evidence, diverse ideas and directed debate.
(37.) NELSON AND KEIM, PRICE BEHAVIOR AND BUSINESS POLICY 81, 371 (TNEC
Monograph 1, 1940); BORDEN 576-8.
The Temporary National Economic Commission (TNEC
) of 1938 included O'Mahoney as chair, Borah as the only Republican, four other members of Congress, and six administration officials.
For a discussion of the antitrust ease and the antecedent Temporary National Economic Committee (TNEC
) hearings of 1939 see Vincent P.
Lobbying in speeches, radio broadcasts, articles, and books to increase the size and budget of the Division, he did not wait passively for the Temporary National Economic Committee (TNEC
) to begin work.