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Weather / Minnesota Farmers' Power Line Protest #254988

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 09, 1978
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(Studio) Cold weather in north Florida, New York City and Minnesota noted. Effect of Minnesota weather on protest of farmers against power line planned to go through their farmland
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Lowry, Minnesota) Background of dispute and farmers' concerns given with regard to ruin of land and creation of health problems if line built through fields to bring power from North Dakota generating plant. Films shown. Protest meeting at Lowry, Minnesota, described; previous violence noted. [Protest leader Gloria WOIDA - says they won't be armed with weapons, but with food, drink and flowers. Knows it will be hard for some to swallow.]
REPORTER: Barry Peterson (WCCO-TV reporter)

Schieffer, Bob

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