Tariff Reciprocity and Trade Agreements

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Renewal of the Trade Agreements Act

When Congress convened, January 3, it was already apparent that the administration's trade-agreements program would provide a leading controversial issue of the session and possibly of the ensuing presidential campaign. The question engaged the immediate attention of the Ways and Means Committee, which opened hearings, January 11, on a resolution to continue in effect until 1943 the Trade Agreements Act, passed originally in 1934, extended in 1937, and due to expire by limitation June 12, 1940. While the House of ...

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