AGRICULTURE: Bitter Butter

"Daddy," a young voice may pipe in 1965, "what did you do during the cold war?" If Daddy was a U.S. diplomat he may have to answer: "I tried to give away butter and eggs." If the small fry thinks this activity unheroic, he will be wrong. Scores of U.S. diplomats are working day and night, trying to allay the raging resentment of allies over the U.S. program for disposing of parts of its $7 billion accumulation of surplus commodities. Last week the storm reached a new intensity when Agriculture Secretary Ezra Benson announced a desperate "test." The U.S., under...

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