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.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-261) and index.