THE GOVERNMENT: Selling Down to Rio

Frank Theis worked for the AAA in the days when ploughing crops under was the New Deal's only way of fighting surpluses. After the Supreme Court ploughed that first AAA under in 1936, Frank Theis sold wheat in Kansas City, Mo., and the Government began fighting surpluses by stimulating distribution rather than just limiting production. Last week, Frank Theis and the U. S. Government were back together again—on the front pages of Rio de Janeiro newspapers.

In the paper O Globo appeared a sharp protest from Argentina, No. 1 South American wheat country,...

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