FOOD: Nobody Wants To Be Cop

Herbert Hoover, who has had more experience than most men in feeding the hungry, spoke out again last week on the nation's food plight. The meat black market, said he, has taken over an astoundingly large part of the business of supplying civilians. It is now, he added, "an economic force . . . that cannot be caught by a policeman."

He then submitted a plan (his eighth since 1941) to solve the muddle. It underwrote President Truman's proposal to coordinate all food agencies, but it went further. World War I Food Administrator...

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