Governor Herschel Loveless was present when the hogs were loaded onto the U.S. Air Force cargo plane bound for Japan in 1960. In this letter, Governor Loveless thanks Lee Norris for his involvement in the hog lift. Norris provided seven of the 39 hogs that were sent to Japan.
- What was Governor Herschel Loveless grateful for?
- Make an argument for why this hog lift was a good idea from a humanitarian perspective and an economic perspective.
Loveless, Herschel C., 18 January 1960. Courtesy Elnora Norris