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Text of a letter from Aubrey J. Wagner, Chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority's Board of Directors, to Winfield Dunn, Governor of Tennessee. Wagner rejects Dunn's previous request that the TVA halt construction on the Tellico Dam and shift its focus to developing the potential for tourism and other recreational uses for the Little Tennessee River. Wagner outlines the TVA's reasons for continuing with the original project, focusing on the development of waterfront industry.