Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

Tobacco Farmers ask court to stop US leaf importation

Title

Tobacco Farmers ask court to stop US leaf importation

Description

Newspaper article describing how Philippine tobacco farmers had filed suit to halt U.S. importation of 4.7 million kilograms of tobacco into the country; the farmers argued that there was no shortage of Virginia Tobacco in the Philippines.

Creator

Manila Chronicle

Date

1961-08-02

Relation

Congressman Watkins Moorman Abbitt Papers

Type

Text

Files

Collection

Citation

Manila Chronicle, “Tobacco Farmers ask court to stop US leaf importation,” Dear Congressman Abbitt, accessed November 19, 2017, http://abbitt.richmond.edu/items/show/167.

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