The Great Grain Robbery Author:James Trager The Myterious Grain Drain.... Three Russian purchasing agents checked into the New York Hilton and passed the word along that they were in the market for wheat...and six onths later U.S. food prices blew sky high... — A man named "John Smith" in London phoned a Kansas agricultural publication with staggering facts and figures, including the exac... more »t timetable for every Russian move. Who was he? And why was he tryin to rip off the lid of secrecy?
Dark rumors of politcal favoritism swept across the country as the full extent of the Russian coup was revealed: The Soviets had cornered one-fourth of the entire American wheat crop! When housewives heatedly demanded an explanation for soaring prices, they were told, "Blame it on the Russians." This is a revised and updated edition of "Amber Waves of Grain".« less