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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 24, 1969
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(Studio) Admin. plan for farmers unveiled for House Agriculture Committee Plan to stop need for government subsidies by making American crops more competitive on world market Permits poorer farmers to quit farming altogether on phase-out plan.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Promise City, Iowa) Pop. 200. No future here. City nearby, Seymour, fights to survive. Pop. 1100. [Mayor Bert VOYCE - says town is as low as it can get. Describes past prosperity. Small town is backbone of US,] Band shown. Few of young will stay.
REPORTER: Jim Burnes

Burnes, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.

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