CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 24, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Nation's general farm crisis summarized; findings of CBS News-"New York Times" poll on issue outlined on screen, discussed. [Farmer Del and Bev CHRISTENSEN - describe emotional toll of farm's failure.] [Agriculture professor Paul LASLEY - cites Iowa's potential farm losses.] Factors underlying farm crisis reviewed. [FARMER - comments.] Foreclosure rate compared to that of Great Depression. [WOMAN - notes relationship between farmers and local business] [STUDENT - cites father's advice not to enter farming.] [Agriculture economy John SCHNITTKER - explains nation's apathy.] Loan and delinquency rate among south farmers mentioned. [Tudie CARROLL - notes inability to find job.] [Bev CHRISTENSEN - comments.]
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