TITLE

Land of the Free: Fingers in the Cookie Jar

AUTHOR(S)
Rickenbacker, William F.
PUB. DATE
January 1975
SOURCE
National Review;1/31/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p110
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the political history of the sugar industry in the U.S. Political influence of sugar plantation owners during the colonial period; Information on the use of sugar as a weapon of diplomacy; Description of the pressure exerted by the industry on U.S. President Gerald R. Ford's administration; Information on statements of policy made by Secretary of the Treasury and Secretary of Agriculture; Comment that democratic highnesses in Washington encouraged other countries around the world to increase their capacity to produce cane sugar at the high price.
ACCESSION #
6055418

 

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