Joint letter to Secretary of Agriculture Orville Freeman from the Congressional Delegation to India

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In this letter, Congressmen W. R. Poage and Robert J. Dole and Senator Jack Miller describe their trip to India and urge the Secretary of Agriculture to consider a donation of 1.8 million tons of grain to India. They argue that the donation should be based on emergency drought relief; the donation should be distributed free to needy persons; and the announcement should express the hope of the U.S. that the U.S.S.R. and other countries would join the relief effort.

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Poage, W. R. (William Robert), 1899-1987. "Joint letter to Secretary of Agriculture Orville Freeman from the Congressional Delegation to India." Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, Box 144, Folder 8, Robert J. Dole Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas. Accessed 06 December 2019. http://acsc.lib.udel.edu/items/show/113.

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Title

Joint letter to Secretary of Agriculture Orville Freeman from the Congressional Delegation to India

Subject

Food relief, American -- India.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture.
India.

Description

In this letter, Congressmen W. R. Poage and Robert J. Dole and Senator Jack Miller describe their trip to India and urge the Secretary of Agriculture to consider a donation of 1.8 million tons of grain to India. They argue that the donation should be based on emergency drought relief; the donation should be distributed free to needy persons; and the announcement should express the hope of the U.S. that the U.S.S.R. and other countries would join the relief effort.

Creator

Poage, W. R. (William Robert), 1899-1987

Source

Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, Box 144, Folder 8, Robert J. Dole Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

Publisher

Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

Date

1966-12-20

Contributor

Dole Archives, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics

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Language

English

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Coverage

India (TGN: 7000198)