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for Popular Government Vol. 3 Issue 4, Jan 1936
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Two-way radio technology was developing in 1936 and at the time was a cutting-edge tool used by police forces in just 75 cities across the country. While it proved successful elsewhere, the two-way radio was not yet implemented in any of the state's police headquarters. Ten state cities did have one-way radios and were monitoring the success of two-way radios in cities like Nashville, Tennessee and Bayonne, New Jersey.
North Carolina officials studied the results of highway lighting in New Jersey, New York, and California to determine if installation long state highways would reduce automobile fatalities. Statistical evidence for prevention of deaths, cost of installation and maintenance, and analysis on which state roads were in greatest need were examined to implement the most effective plan.
Mr. Foght served as the Superintendent of Cherokee Indians within state government. He reported on the tribe's history, drawing attention to the political and cultural achievements of the once great Native American nation. This is part one of two in Mr. Foght's article about the Cherokee.