FARMERS: Abundance v. Scarcity

More than two months ago Secretary Wallace mobilized his Agricultural Adjustment Administration to fight Drought. Gallantly AAA waged its battle, paying farmers rent for dust-dry fields, allowing them to use Government-rented acreage to grow forage, buying more than 1,500,000 head of starving cattle.

Last week Secretary Wallace mobilized his followers for another battle, not against nature this time but against public opinion hostile to the New Deal's treatment of the agricultural crisis. As the great defensive system of the Germans during the War was the Hindenburg Line,...

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