U.S. At War: Little Citizen What Next?

Food Administrator Claude Wickard picked a logical but startling time. Right after dinner last Sunday night, when well-stuffed U.S. citizens were ready to tune in on their favorite comedians, he went on a coast-to-coast radio hookup to spread the worst food news yet: hard & fast rationing of canned, dried and frozen fruits and vegetables.

Foodman Wickard hastily explained that there was no real shortage of these foods: supplies are the biggest ever. Big hitch is that the Army, Navy and Lend-Lease will gobble up about half 1943's production, leave only 33 Ib....

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