TITLE

Appeasing the Farm Bloc

PUB. DATE
April 1943
SOURCE
New Republic;4/19/43, Vol. 108 Issue 16, p497
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the protests of the inflationary Pace bill. Notice of the Middlewest farmers to the Food Administrator Chester Davis that they want no more administration appeasement of the Farm Bureau Federation and that organization's friends in the U.S. Congress; Switching of the position by Earl Smith, President of the Illinois Farm Bureau Federation, under this farmer pressure and wire Farm Bureau man, Everett Dirksen to change his mind and his vote accordingly; Delight of Secretary of Agriculture, Claude R. Wickard at this rebuff to his overcautious policies toward the Farm Bureau and the farm bloc; Pivotal role of Harry Schooler, director of the AAA North Central Division, in the revolt; Dismissal of Schooler by Davis; Impact of the Schooler's dismissal on the next Farm Bureau state elections.
ACCESSION #
14680793

 

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