NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 22, 1985
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Compromise reached between administration and farm Senators holding up confirmation of Edwin Meese as attorney general with filibuster examined; films shown. Senator Robert Dole's approach to problem described. Agriculture Secretary John Block's letter on behalf of President Reagan outlined on screen, discussed. [Senator James EXON - praises compromise.] [BLOCK - announces end to all government farm aid.] New agriculture policy outlined on screen, explained. [BLOCK - cites finite funds available.] [Representative Dan. GLICKMAN, Senator Charles GRASSLEY, Representative Byron DORGAN - oppose new policy.]
REPORTER: John Dancy
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