TITLE

Should The United States Adopt A Freer Trade Policy? CON

AUTHOR(S)
Zandt, James E. Van
PUB. DATE
January 1954
SOURCE
Congressional Digest;Jan1954, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Speech
ABSTRACT
The article presents a speech by the author who is the Republican Senator of Pennsylvania delivered in the House on February 24, 1953. During the past 12 years the U.S. has granted over $87 billion in aid to foreign countries. Despite that fact there are certain groups among us who desire to continue to flood this Nation with cheap imports by liberalizing the Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act, and at the same time making no attempt to invoke the aid of the peril-point clause as a necessary safeguard to American industry and its millions of wage earners.
ACCESSION #
12178320

 

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