CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 28, 1986
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.
(No location given: Dan Rather) Growing organization of farmers to fight their mutual economy problems examined; scenes shown. [WOMAN - reacts to community's support.] [Agriculture economy D. Gale JOHNSON - cites actual futility of mvt., despite psychological benefits for farmers.] [Agriculture economy Neil HARL - explains United States government's bailout of foreign cntrys. such as Mexico but not American farmer.] Suicide rate among farmers mentioned; last year's murder-suicide in Hills, Iowa, recalled. Incr. role of community orgs. such as Lake Cnty. Farm Alliance organization Bev Strom in helping farmers cited. [Farmer Craig SEBERSON - describes his growing militancy.] [STROM - would like such grass roots orgs. created nationwide.]