AGRICULTURE: Election Returns

Following a "suggestion" by the 80th Congress, ECAdministrator Paul Hoffman had planned to take the buying and shipping of EGA grain out of the hands of the Commodity Credit Corp. and turn it over after Dec. 1 to private traders. Last week, in the first major reversal of economic policy since the election, President Truman "requested" Hoffman to go on in the old way, let CCC handle the buying and shipping.

The decision to keep the Government in the grain business was a victory for Secretary of Agriculture Charles F. Brannan, who does...

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