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Farmers' Strike #498474

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 23, 1978
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(Studio) Farmers' continued attempts to strike and gain political power noted.
REPORTER: Kelly Lange

(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) American Agriculture Mvt.'s failure to get Oklahoma wheat farmers to plant only 50% of crops this year and pressure now to destroy crops reported [Farmer Gary JONES - says banker told him not to plow up anything he could make money from.] Farmers' inability to get farm bill passed in Congress noted. [American Agriculture Mvt. spokesperson Harvey GARDNER - cites problems farmer is used to; says one setback in Congress won't put them down.] Upcoming mtg. of nation's farmers in Oklahoma City to discuss ways to improve political power noted.
REPORTER: Bob Dotson

Dotson, Bob;
Lange, Kelly

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