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Economy: Farming / North Dakota #106194

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 30, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Impact of stock market drop on other mkts., such as commodities trading, noted. Report introduced.

(Carrington, North Dakota: Beth Nissen) Effect of stock market prices of farm econ. reported North Dakota farm family, the Harmons, featured. [Farmer Jim HARMON - says livestock prices bottomed out.] [Farmer Frank HARMON - says it gets harder to maintain confidence in future.] [Frank HARMON - says farm prices keep plummeting.] History of farming in North Dakota since 1929 reviewed. [Frank HARMON - discusses farming.] [Jim HARMON - says equipment is costly.] Econ. problems in Carrington described; scenes shown. [Voice of Jim HARMON - worries about recession, is thankful administration now aware of deficit.] [Frank HARMON - comments.] Farmers' optimism noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Nissen, Beth

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