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Administration / Farmers #15789

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 07, 1971
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(Studio) White House gives attention to farmers.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) [President NIXON - says rewards for farmers' increase productivity haven't matched industry rewards.] Admin. must back concern for farmers with action, if Republicans have farmers' votes in 1972.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) Yr. of frustration for farmers.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Iowa) [Lawrence HATFIELD - says costs of farming incrd. greatly since WW II.] [Unidentified FARMERS - say Nixon hasn't kept election promises; no profit left in agriculture] [National Farmers Org. President Oren Lee STALEY - says farmers no longer take political promises for granted; Admin. must take action or face political problems in rural American]
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

Jarriel, Tom;
Kincaid, Jim;
Reasoner, Harry

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