WORLD TRADE: Changing Wind

As Congress moved to extend the Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act for a year and President Eisenhower asked for an appropriation of $500.000 to study the whole question of foreign trade, George Gallup sent his polltakers out to see how the trade winds were blowing. This week, Pollster Gallup announced his conclusion: the people of the U.S., long considered protectionist-minded, are no longer holding up the tariff walls. Gallup's interviewers reported that of 64% who have opinions on the question, 30% want tariffs lowered. 21% want no change, and only 13% want...

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