Letters, Apr. 30, 1973

The Right To Meat

Sir / I suppose the next thing we will hear from the housewife is that every American has a right to meat [April 9]. I would like to invite some of those housewives to our farm this fall to help feed the cows. Five percent of the population feeds the rest. What is going to happen if that 5% goes on strike?


Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Sir / The U.S. needs to become accustomed to perpetually higher meat prices. With America's growing urbanization and increasing pressure on the land, there is...

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