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Senate Races / Administration Farm Policy #312309

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 29, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Reagan's effort to help Republican Senators in Missouri and SD elecs. where criticism of his farm policy is strong noted; scenes shown.

(Alcester, SD: Bob Schieffer) Farm crisis' role in Senate races this yr. examined; details given, scenes shown. [Farmer Monroe HARDER - criticizes Senator James Abdnor's agriculture policies.] [ABDNOR - defs. his support for farmers.] [Representative Thomas DASCHLE - accuses Abdnor of supporting Reagan's failing agriculture policies.] Importance of farm vote to control of Senator explained; exs. given. [Senator Charles GRASSLEY - considers source of farm state Senators' problems.] ["Sioux Falls Argus Leader" editor David KRANZ - thinks President Reagan's visit today will hurt Abdnor.] [ABDNOR - defs. his fight for agriculture issues.] [DASCHLE - responds.]

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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