ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 07, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Chillicothe, Missouri: Edie Magnus) Singer John Cougar Mellencamp's concert benefitting farmers noted. [Farmer Bob DIMMITT - comments on farmers' plight.] Contd. protest here against Farmers Home Admin.'s chief loan ofr. explained, discussed. [Loan ofr. David STALLINGS - defs. his policies.] [Farmer Bob SMITH - feels such approach can't succeed with farmers.] Lack of national attention given Jesse Jackson's appearance here on farmers' behalf said basis for Mellencamp's appearance.
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