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Farmers / Farm Aid / Washington #176831

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 04, 1998
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) The 14th annual Farm Aid concert reported; scenes shown from Tinley Park, Illinois.

(Wenatchee, WA: Jane Clayson) The impact of the Asian economic crisis on farmers in the Pacific Northwest examined; scenes shown from Washington's apple orchards. [Farmer Randy SMITH, Northern Fruit Company Doug PAULY - talk about price drops.] Statistics on exports versus imports outlined on screen. [Washington Council on International Trade Patricia DAVIS - talks about the economy.] The apple growers' ad campaign mentioned. [Washington State Apple Commission Jim THOMAS - talks apples.]

Clayson, Jane;
Simpson, Carole

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