National Affairs: ADLAI ON THE FARM

The 1956 Democratic farm program as outlined by Candidate Adlai Stevenson in speeches at Newton, Iowa and Oklahoma City:

I want to talk to you about the people who run their own farms, keep store, work for themselves. These people are an issue in this campaign . . . They are in danger of being swallowed up by big corporations in alliance with big government in a world which has become dangerously indifferent to the fate of the little man. This threat of bigness shows itself in many forms. It shows itself in the struggle of the farmer to survive—in the fact...

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