Testimony to the House Committee on Government Operations, U.S. Court House, Foley Square, New York City

April 29, 1966


New York, NYjus

The Department of Commerce represents businessmen; the Department of Agriculture represents farmers; the Department of Labor represents workers. In addition, these interests have found further strength through articulate, well-financed and effective lobbies. But consumers, who are by definition the largest single interest group in the country, have not had equal representation in either the Executive or the Legislative branch of the Federal government.