Documents Related to Industrialization

West responds privately to an editorial by Wilcox that questioned the advantages of foreign industry locating corporations in South Carolina. According to West biographer Phil Grose, West's "'reverse investment' effort had some stunning results. By 1975 roughly 10 percent of the entire European industrial investment in America resided in South Carolina, a fact that laid nice groundwork for the arrival of the BMW plant a decade later." View the Document »