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K K it / Board meeting 1/13/51
—
RELATING THE BUDGE!' TO THE ECONOMIC REPORT

I.

NATURE OF THE TASK
A.

Large and rapid increase in armed strength
1.

The big item in the budget is
Military Services but this is simply
a number with no supporting evidence for security reasons

Fiscal actual 1950

1951
20,000

11,839

1952
¿0,000

Rounded off to nearest $10 billion I?
C. E. Wilson said last night- $87 billion
President said authority for 151 and 152 $1^0 billion
Rates

fiscal ’50

Dec. *50

13 billion
Increase

Dec. '51

20 billion
/

2

”

¿5-55 billion

/ 25-35

”

Illustration of planning - p. 7
Also Agriculture Dept, eggs illustrate plannii^

2.

In terms of manpower

Armed forces
Defense
workers

/ 1 to 3-5 million
/ U to 6 ?

"

3. Foreign aid
1950

1951

1952

¿.3

J+*'7

7*4.




Expansion of oapftcitar.
for prtMtoe.iag
silitaxy supplies
The aobLLisation nhimpn in inveataenb

WSL

(P t)
A

Government’* DriedEgg»
Found Lucking by Army
Br ib e United r m .

WASHINGTON, Ja n . 17—The
A griculture Department ex­
plained today tlhft the A im y had
beat buying dried eggs In the
open m arket tor $1.39 a pound
because the 67,000,000 pounds of
dried eggs already owned by the
Government did not meet mitt*
tarv
The Gkwerttment-owned eggs
w et« bought and stored by the
A griculture Departm ent under a
farm price support program
which w as abandoned la st
Dec. 31.

On the recommendation' of the
Agriculture ’ Department, Mr.
Teifibhlen said, the Army refueed to accept any dried eggs
nnleis they had been prepared
bya
process.