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Recording Date: 1965-10-12

File Identifier:MA012-AV-0046_01

South Dakota Farmers Union annual convention speakers. Robert Chamberlain from Hecla, South Dakota, minority leader in the South Dakota House of Representatives, acting as substitute speaker for Senator George McGovern speaks about the Farm Bill, the history of agriculture in the U.S., and agricultural legislation. Alec Olson, Congressman from Minnesota and member of the Rural Development Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee speaks about the Johnson Administration, legislation, drought, and reads a statement about the Omnibus Farm Bill from the October 8 Congressional Record. National Farmers Union President James G. Patton speaks about U.S. Vice President Hubert Humphrey, Senator McGovern, the Pick-Sloan Program, the Taft-Hartley Act, the Farm Bill, parity, family farms, Food Stamps, rural poverty, inflated value of land, the New Deal, community development, corporate farms, cooperatives, and commodity groups.

Subject Heading

South Dakota Farmers Union -- Congresses and conventions
Agriculture -- South Dakota -- Societies, etc.
Agriculture, Cooperative -- South Dakota
Chamberlain, Robert
Agricultural laws and legislation
Olson, Alec G. (Alec Gehard), 1930-
Patton, James G. (James George), 1902-1985
Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program (U.S.)

Geographical Location

Huron (South Dakota)

Item Type

Sound Recording - Non-Musical

Physical Format

Open reel audiotapes



Digital Publisher

South Dakota State University