Rattlesnakes Were Getting Jittery, part 2

[This article possibly influenced Walt's story of Grand Coulee Dam]
 Spokane Chronicle / July 9th, 1966

In 1944, Rufus Woods of the Wenatchee Daily World published an 80 page pamphlet documenting the challenges to completing the Grand Coulee Dam. It contains published articles - pro and con, misinformation, hoaxes and threats, letters to editors, etc., which sought to derail the efforts of the boosters.

From "23-year's battle for Grand Coulee Dam"
Author: Woods, Rufus, 1878-1950
Publisher: Wenatchee Daily World 1944