National Affairs: IKE ON THE FARM-

The case for the Administration's farm program as detailed by President Eisenhower in Peoria:

FOR almost ten years, as farmers' costs have gone up, year after year, farm prices have gone down. There are two exceptions when prices went up. One was the tragic year when the Korean battlefields provided the kind of market that no one wants. The other is this year. And this year there is no war.

Now what mainly caused that long, discouraging decline? One thing only: political expediency in Washington, D.C. . . . And what were the results? For one, Uncle Sam himself took up farming. Synthetic...

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