National Affairs: The End of Haugen

Variations of the Haugen Farm Relief Bill have put the Senate in a verbose broil for six weeks and have achieved the distinction of being voted down with mechanical regularity.

The final appearance of what Senator Fess calls "this Dawes-McNary-Haugen plan," the darling of them all, was to be managed by a well-oiled coalition of the South and the Corn Belt. In the night before the voting, a plan was hatched. It sounded good: $150,000,000 was to be set aside as a revolving fund to aid in the marketing of farm products. This was...

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