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The Crisis Impacts a Variety of Farmers (4) | 1980s Farm Crisis

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Four different farm families each come to farming through different means. Each is impacted by the 1980s farm crisis. 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.