Visit to Soviet State Farm | University of Illinois Archives
Visit to Soviet State Farm
Visit to a Soviet state farm. From left: interpreter, Assistant Secretary Palmby, Gifford, and a Soviet official, possibly named Runov.
USDA Director of Information Claude Gifford accompanied Secretary of Agriculture Earl Butz and Assistant Secretary Clarence Palmby to Moscow to negototiate the sale of grain during a shortage in the Soviet Union.
Found in RS 8/3/81, Box 8, Folder "The Great Grain Robbery, ca. 1972"
Photos and accompanying essay by Claude Gifford.
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