FOOD: Broken Promise

Former Supreme Court Justice Owen J. Roberts was the bearer of shocking news. As a spokesman for "Food for Freedom" —a little volunteer organization—he was prepared to lay some ugly facts before the President this week.

¶ The U.S. had promised to deliver 300,000,000 pounds of meat to UNRRA in the first three months of 1946—but by last week UNRRA had received only 3.1% of the quota.

¶ Of 1,200,000 tons of wheat promised to UNRRA for the first quarter of the year, the U.S. had delivered but 600,000.

UNRRA would get only 2.8% of the 1,300 million pounds of fats and...

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