Title: Oral History Interview with Sherwood Smith, March 23, 1999. Interview I-0079.
Interviewer: Mosnier, Joseph
Interviewee: Smith, Sherwood
Subjects: North Carolina--Politics and government--1951- Research Triangle Park (N.C.) Carolina Power and Light Company Electric utilities--North Carolina--History--20th century Nuclear industry--North Carolina North Carolina Global TransPark Authority Smith, Sherwood H.
Abstract: Sherwood Smith, chairman of the board of Carolina Power and Light (CP&L) reflects on the energy business, and business in general, in North Carolina from the 1960s to the late 1990s. As he moves from describing his role at CP&L to reflections on the wider economic life of North Carolina, Smith produces a picture of a state dedicated to economic growth and the intellectual and physical infrastructure to encourage it.