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Special Assignment (Farmaid) #92809

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 23, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Des Moines, Iowa) Aftermath of recent FarmAid concert organization by Willie Nelson to benefit United States farmers examined; scenes shown. Current status of fund-raising outlined. [NELSON - is pleased with rate of donations.] Fund-raising by Missouri prison inmates and Don. and Darwin Nichols described. [NELSON - explains approach to distribution.] Amt. given various groups examined. [Pantry director Louise FORSYTH - won't complain about amt. Pantry received from FarmAid.] [Sandy PETTIT resents having to ask for help.] [Iowa Farm Unity Coalition spokesperson Pete BRENT - advises caller.]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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