bread did not come from Italy, Goldemberg pointed out. It came from North Africa, which became a rich area because of its food exports. Goldemberg optimistically concluded, “If the Roman Empire imported wheat to meet the needs of the Romans, I don’t see why this is not considered a viable strategy for the United States.”



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