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Homestead Act / Minnesota Homesteading #325571

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 15, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Impt. of Homestead Act in American history noted. Minnesota reported offering free land to settlers. Report introduced.

(International Falls, Minnesota: Frank Currier) Homesteaders reported applying for Minnesota land. [Homesteader Tom JOHNSON - comments on getting land.] Homestead project discussed. [New York City resident Karen SWEDEN - says she wants out of the city.] [Project director Jerry ANDRE - comments on program.] [Cnty. executive Bob SCHWIDERSKI -says Minnesota wants people who will enhance state.] [Cafe owner Kay DAHL - says work is essential to survival in Minnesota.] [Tom JOHNSON, Senior- comments on life in Minnesota.] [PEOPLE - say they like Minnesota.] [Homesteader Tony POWELL - says he wants to raise family here.]

Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan

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