THE CONGRESS: Supports & Votes

At President Eisenhower's press conference, a reporter pointed out that some Republicans in Congress consider his farm program politically unfeasible. The President's response showed the depth of his conviction: he agreed that his program might not be smart politically, but he was sure that it was right. His Administration has studied the problem long and carefully, is convinced that the old plan is unworkable, believes that the proposed program is the best way to maintain a prosperous, stable agriculture.

There was evidence to support the President's view that it is time for a change in the farm plan. The old...

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