Farmers Lose Hope (8) | 1980s Farm Crisis

Farmers Lose Hope (8) | 1980s Farm Crisis
Farmers Lose Hope (8) | 1980s Farm Crisis
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Farmers and others involved in agriculture quickly lose hope and find themselves in overwhelming debt. This segment is part of the documentary The Farm Crisis, which examines the tragic circumstances faced by farmers for most of the 1980s, when thousands were forced into bankruptcy, land values dropped by one-third nationally, and sky-high interest rates turned successes into failures seemingly overnight.

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