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Great grain robbery refers to the 1972 purchase of U.S. grain ( wheat and corn) by the Soviet Union at subsidized prices, which resulted in higher grain prices in the United States. [1 ] [2 ]
Russian wheat deal or Soviet wheat deal [ edit ]
This event was referred to in U.S. media of the day as "The Russian Wheat Deal" or "The Soviet Wheat Deal."
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References [ edit ]
^ Hamilton, Martha M. (1972). The Great American Grain Robbery & Other Stories. Washington, D.C.: Agribusiness Accountability Project. p. 313.
^ Trager, James (1975). The Great Grain Robbery. New York: Ballantine. p. 233. ISBN 0345241509.
^ "Russian Wheat Deal". MarketsWiki.com. 4 December 2009 . Retrieved July 26, 2011.
^ Luttrell, Clifton B. (October 1973), , Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Russian Wheat Deal - Hindsight vs. Foresight, Reprint No. 81 , retrieved July 26, 2011
^ Alexander, Holmes (Sep 6, 1974). "Who was the real villain in Russian wheat deal?". Rome News-Tribune . Retrieved July 26, 2011.
Further reading [ edit ]
Morgan, Dan (1979). Merchants of Grain. New York: Viking.
Trager, James (1973). Amber Waves of Grain. New York: Arthur Fields. p. 243. ISBN 0-525-63010-4.
GAO reports [ edit ]
News coverage [ edit ]
Time Tunnel: Sept. 21, 1972: An FBI investigation fizzles accusations against the Russian wheat deal - ABC News, Sept. 21, 2007
Robbins, William (May 2, 1987). "News Analysis; Soviet Wheat Deal". The New York Times (New York: New York Times) . Retrieved July 26, 2011. - 1987 Russian Wheat Deal during the Reagan Administration
"Nation: The Great Wheat Deal". The New York Times (New York: New York Times). Oct 18, 1963 . Retrieved July 26, 2011. - Major grain deal during the Kennedy Administration in 1963, for sale of U.S. wheat to Soviet Union, Hungary, Bulgaria and Czechoslovakia
Oral histories [ edit ]