Document Type



Orange County (Calif.)


Citrus fruit industry; Tariffs; Economic policy


Mr Chapman talks about the importance of the tariff on foreign-grown citrus fruits to the California citrus industry. He details some of the history of the battle to inact the tariff as well as the threats to it at the time this speech was given. He claims that the tariff is the most important factor in the profitabilty of California citrus fruits and that this in turn provides a major support to the economy of the state.



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