FARMERS: Newshawks to the Rescue

One evening last week in the Coliseum at Lincoln, Neb., 10,000 applauding citizens looked up into the chubby face of the country's only living ex-President, who in turn beamed down upon them. Herbert Hoover was about to assault the New Deal on its once strongest political front. With his tongue in his apple cheek he called attention to the dreadful price-slumps which had not followed the demise of AAA: "President Roosevelt on May 30, 1935, prophesied that 'if we abandon crop control, wheat will immediately drop to 36¢ a bushel and cotton...

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