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  • Image Union, episode 0729

    Image Union, episode 0729

    “Reclaiming America” is a short documentary about the American Agriculture Movement’s 1985 protest in front of the Chicago Board of Trade. The protesters, family farmers, target futures trading and the speculative shorting tactics used in the financial system. 49 protesters were arrested over two days. Footage focuses on speeches from Wayne Cryts, president of the American Agricultural Movement.

  • [The 90’s raw: Eddie Tape #96 – Farm and rural]

    [The 90’s raw: Eddie Tape #96 – Farm and rural]

    Eddie Tape #96. Farm and rural. Interviews with representatives from Political Research Associates, Rural America Community Transportation Association, Congress’s Office of Technology Assessment, American Farmland Trust, and the National Farmers Union.

  • [The 90’s raw: Eddie Tape #97 – Farm]

    [The 90’s raw: Eddie Tape #97 – Farm]

    Eddie Tape #97. Farm. Interview with Cheryl Cook, Assistant Director of Legislative Services for the National Farmers Union. She talks about the bleak future of the American farmer, early 1990s.

  • [The 90’s raw: Orion Samuelson]

    [The 90’s raw: Orion Samuelson]

    Raw tape for the award-winning series The 90’s. The tape begins with ten minutes of aerial shots of Midwestern farmland from a small airplane. The rest of the tape follows Orion Samuelson (who created and hosted U.S. Farm Report for WGN Radio AM-720), at the 1991 Farm Progress Show in Dalton City, IL. He broadcasts live from the show, then walks around and does reports in front of a video camera. Wind noise is frequently loud on the tape.

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