AMERICAN NOTES: Produce and Perish?

Should the most productive nation in history continue to produce so lavishly? A call for a full-scale debate on the point has now come from Russell E. Train, chairman of President Nixon's Council on Environmental Quality. Last week Train voiced, on his own hook, the toughest line yet to come from a Nixon Administration official. "Most of us march to the tune of 'Produce or Perish,' and this has helped make of Americans a nation of high achievers," he told the Los Angeles World Affairs Council. "But with all of the benefits from continued economic growth, as a people...

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