How to Feed Europe

The best news in Washington last week had to do with feeding the world. Many a U.S. citizen has feared that his Government would 1) set up the vastest and most hopeless charity scheme in history, 2) earn the usual unhappy reward of the starry-eyed benefactor, 3) make the U.S. people so tired of serving as international milch cow that a new wave of isolationism would sweep the country. Last week brought signs that such fears can be forgotten.

U.S. postwar food policy was setting in a realistic mold. Gone were thoughts of...

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