AGRICULTURE: Apostles to the Farmers

Like all good Mormons, Ezra Taft Benson has served his young man's term (1921-23, in Great Britain) as a missionary for the church. So has his son Reed, 28, who spent 30 months abroad, and for two years more was an Air Force chaplain. Last week the Bensons, father and son, were at large in the U.S. doing another kind of missionary work: trying to propagate the faith in Benson's policy, which is under broadside attack from the farm belt.

A political science graduate of Brigham Young University, and now a field representative...

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