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An opportunity lost [electronic resource] : the Truman administration and the farm policy debate / Virgil W. Dean.

By: Dean, Virgil W.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xv, 275 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780826265197 (electronic bk.); 0826265197 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Agriculture and state -- United States -- History -- 20th century | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Agribusiness | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Sustainable Agriculture | Agrarisch beleid | Verenigde Staten | USA -- Regierung | Agrarwissenschaft | Geschichte 1940-1950Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Opportunity lost.DDC classification: 338.1/87309044 Other classification: 15.85 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- The search begins -- The Eightieth Congress tries to "fix the roof" -- Farm policy and the election of 1948 -- The Brannan farm plan: agricultural panacea or political football? -- Reaction to the Brannan plan -- The Brannan plan in Congress -- The Brannan plan in 1950.
Summary: "Examines Charles Brannan's agricultural plan, the farm policy debate, and Harry S. Truman's quest for a long-range agricultural program. Assesses Truman's relationships with farmers and with politicians and the search for a workable peacetime program, especially as it related to the parity price foundation and price supports"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-261) and index.

Introduction -- The search begins -- The Eightieth Congress tries to "fix the roof" -- Farm policy and the election of 1948 -- The Brannan farm plan: agricultural panacea or political football? -- Reaction to the Brannan plan -- The Brannan plan in Congress -- The Brannan plan in 1950.

"Examines Charles Brannan's agricultural plan, the farm policy debate, and Harry S. Truman's quest for a long-range agricultural program. Assesses Truman's relationships with farmers and with politicians and the search for a workable peacetime program, especially as it related to the parity price foundation and price supports"--Provided by publisher.

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