CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 06, 1979
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(Studio) Police blockade of tractors farmers used to create chaos in DC traffic on Monday reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Details given about police blockade of farmers in DC's central mall near Capitol and farmers' protests in area. Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland's reaction to protests noted. [BERGLAND - says administration won't recommend changes in law.] Small tractorcade with police escort reported allowed in afternoon. Carter administration position with regard to protesters and farmers problems stated. Predicted failure of legislature to raise farm income in 1979, by congress agriculture experts, mentioned.
REPORTER: Jim McManus
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