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Butz / Senate Committee #213871

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 17, 1971
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(Studio) Report on opposition to appointed of Earl L. Butz as Agriculture Secretary given.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Butz recalls IN farm boyhood; Senators point out his recent dealings with agro-bus. corps. [Senator Fred R. HARRIS - says need agriculture secretary to stop agro-bus. from moving out little man; cites need of someone to speak for small farmer, not agro-bus.; quotes Butz in 1957 saying some not cut out to be farmers and recently saying trend to less farms not bad; opposed to Butz.] [BUTZ - says rural American great place to live; notes can't justify low farm income by glories of sunset and nature; observes agriculture way of making living as good as city cousins make.] Some Democrat critics say nomination will go through.
REPORTER: Neil Strawser

Mudd, Roger;
Strawser, Neil

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