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Farm Politics #552454

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 29, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Sioux Falls, South Dakota: Tom Pettit) Role of farm crisis in Senate races this yr. and effect on President Reagan's campaign appearances on Republican incumbents' behalfs examined; details given, scenes shown. South Dakota's Senator James Abdnor cited as example [ABDNOR - defs. leaving state before President arrived.] [Beresford, South Dakota, Mayor Bill MULLER - notes relationship between town's economy and farm crisis.] [FARMERS - comment.] [REAGAN - campaigns. for Abdnor.] [ABDNOR - comments.] Positions of opponent Tom Daschle and Abdnor compared on screen; their respective TV commercials, include Abdnor's stab at Jane Fonda, shown.

Brokaw, Tom;
Pettit, Tom

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