The High Cost of Herman Talmadge

April 1978
New Republic;4/1/78, Vol. 178 Issue 13, p5
Contemplates the silence of U.S. President Jimmy Carter over Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Herman Talmadge's farm bill. Importance of Talmadge's vote on the fate of the Panama Canal Treaty; Talmadge's sponsorship of an emergency bill to increase federal aid to farmers; "The New York Times" report on the deal between Carter and Talmadge; Senate's inclusion of plans offered by Senators George McGovern and Robert Dole on the Talmadge bill.


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