Courtesy Reuters

IN June of this year Congress will have to decide whether or not to extend the President's power to reduce tariffs through reciprocal agreements with foreign countries. When this question came up in June 1953, low-tariff and high-tariff forces fought to a draw. The Act was extended for one year only, pending a study of the whole area of foreign economic policy by the Randall Commission. The Commission's realistic report, submitted in January, has set the stage for a struggle which will probably exceed in bitterness and in duration any similar contest since the days of Hawley and Smoot. In concrete

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