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Farm Crisis #307578

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 28, 1986
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.

(Knoxville, Iowa: Bruce Morton) Failure of federal farm policy resulting in grain glut and incrd. farm failures discussed; details given, scenes shown. [Senators Patrick LEAHY, Tom HARKIN - consider policy a disaster.] [Grain elevator operator Gene MARTIN, farmer Larry HUNT - describe their dilemma.] Impact of 1985 Farm Act explained. [Agriculture Department spokesperson Jim WEST - notes local bankruptcies continue.] Alternative proposal outlined, discussed. [Agriculture consultant John SCHNITTKER - cites expected price hike to consumer.] [LEAHY, SCHNITTKER, HUNT - comment.]

Kuralt, Charles;
Morton, Bruce

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