THE PRESIDENCY by HUGH SIDEY: More Powerful Than Atom Bombs

The "old Hoosier horse trader" (as Jerry Ford likes to call Earl Butz) was very pleased a few days ago to hear his Communist counterpart in Rumania say "You have something more powerful than atom bombs. You have protein."

The Agriculture Secretary naturally agrees. Indeed, his eyes shine as he bites into a cheese sandwich and ruminates on his vision of the American land From Ohio to the Rockies and from Canada to the high plains of Texas, he says there is no place like it on earth—the fertile soil, the good...

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