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(Studio) Question of parity for farmers' products explained. Farmers' demonstrations at White House mentioned.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(No location given) Dvt. of farmers' strike and American Agriculture Mvt., which began in Springfield, Colorado, detailed. Farmers' marches in Washington, DC and confrontations in various places with regard to Secretary Bergland noted. [FARMER - states Michigan farmers' feelings to Bergland.] Exs. cited to explain idea of parity for farmers. Earlier strike leader Don Self's farming outfit near Campo, Colorado, described. [SELF - compares farmer to pro football player who loves game so that he doesn't quit when he should, but conts. playing.] Defeat of farm bill on Wednesday and farmers' protest at White House mentioned. President Carter's opposition to bill noted. [CARTER - cites reasons for opposing bill.] Outlook for farmers given.
REPORTER: Jim Ruddle
(Studio) Update on earlier Segment 3 report on March of Dimes halt to funds for aminocentesis. March of Dimes announcement that genetic cnsling. centers to stay open reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
- Brinkley, David;
- Chancellor, John;
- Ruddle, Jim
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