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Economy #502935

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 02, 1979
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(Studio) January unempl. figs. reported AFL-CIO's earlier stated opposition to President Carter's wage insurance program noted. UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) endorsement of plan stated. Arrival in Washington, DC suburbs of tractor procession from West and Midwest, bringing farmers demanding more government help, mentioned.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Bull Run Park, Virginia) Details about farmers tractorcade to Washington, DC given. Sonny Evans and Harvey Smith, of Beebe, Arkansas, noted as 2 participants. Evans' situation given as example Farmers' demands stated. [EVANS - comments.] Staging area for American Agriculture Mvt. mbrs.' procession into Washington, DC said to be Virginia's Bull Run Regional Park. Planned tractorcade cited to be illegal.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

Brinkley, David;
Simpson, Carole

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