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A Closer Look (Bitter Harvest) #194745

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 05, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at tobacco farms introduced; statistics cited.

(Calvert County, MD: John Martin) The approaches of states of Maryland and North Carolina to the future of tobacco farming featured; scenes shown from a tobacco farm in Saint Leonard in southern Maryland that will turn to new crops. [Farmer Buddy HANCE - says farming is a way of life.] [Calvert County commissioner Bobby SWANN, Maryland Governor Parris GLENDENING - say the aim of the program is to buy out tobacco farmers.] North Carolina's efforts to establish China as a tobacco market noted. [North Carolina Representative Bob ETHERIDGE - comments.]

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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