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Farming / Administration Policy / Threatened Strike #254272

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 22, 1977
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(Studio) Farmers in pueblo, Colorado, claiming support in 44 states, rally in protest of administration farm policy. particularly, they object to farm bill now awaiting president's signature; it sets price supports at lower levels than they want.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Pueblo, Colorado) Report on farmers' complaints, demands and threatened December 14 strike. [Farmer Norman SMITH - can't get enough money.] [G.A. BOUCHER - thinks they'll have to strike; means they'll stop producing food till they get fair price.] Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland, in Denver, says there's only so much government can do. [BERGLAND - notes weather factors have more to do with supply and price of wheat than any policies.]
REPORTER: Betty Ann Bowser

Bowser, Betty Ann;
Cronkite, Walter

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