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Farmer Protests #503106

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 05, 1979
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(Studio) Farmers' protest in Washington, DC noted. Encounters between farmers and police, resulting in arrests, reported Traffic jams on Potomac R. bridges stated.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Details given about traffic jams on bridges. [MAN - comments on demonstrations.] Clashes between farmers and police noted. [FARMER - calls for police escort around city.] Rally at Capitol reported [2nd FARMER - calls for fight to save farmers' land.] Farmers' plans to block Tuesday morning traffic stated.
REPORTER: Bob Kur

(DC) Report on farmers' demands for higher government support prices and reasons government doesn't want to pay.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Report on farmers who don't agree with policies of American Agriculture Mvt.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Chicago, Illinois) American Farm Bureau Fed.'s representative of farmers described. Farm Bureau disagreement with tactics of American Agriculture Mvt. noted. [Farm Bureau pres. Allan GRANT - states goals of group.]
REPORTER: Al Johnson

(Studio) Public perception of farmers' plight reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Johnson, Al;
Kur, Bob;
Levine, Irving R.;
Savitch, Jessica
Duration:
00:04:30

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