Knocking Heads Against Earl Butz: Stymied Farm Democrats

Solkoff, Joel
October 1975
New Republic;10/18/75, Vol. 173 Issue 16, p13
Presents the points of discussion of a hearing led by the chairman of the U.S. Joint Economic Committee of Congress Hubert Humphrey on agricultural issues and policies. Complaints made against the U.S. Department of Agriculture; Testimony from agricultural economists and representatives of farm organizations; Testimony of the Secretary of Agriculture, Earl Butz, before the Commission; Introduction of a bill proposed by Humphrey; Expression given to an agrarian movement by the Populists, formed officially as a third party in 1891.


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