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  • Campaigns and Electoral Process
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    Campaigns and Electoral Process

    In a forum entitled “Why Are the Elections Over Before the Polls Open?” guests examined the decline in political competitiveness in our country’s electoral system.

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  • The Origins of US Economic Problems
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    The Origins of U.S. Economic Problems

    Jim Hightower, former Texas Agriculture Commissioner, gave the keynote speech at a conference sponsored by the Financial Democracy Campaign. In his address Mr. Hightower discussed the need for…

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  • Address by Jim Hightower
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    Address by Jim Hightower

    Texas Agriculture Commissioner Jim Hightower at an event for the Alliance for Justice

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  • Agriculture
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    Agriculture

    Jim Hightower, Texas State Commissioner of Agriculture, talked about his alternatives to the administration farm policy and his lobbying efforts to get additional federal support for organic and…

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  • VicePresidential PreDebate Rally
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    Vice-Presidential Pre-Debate Rally

    Jim Hightower and Ann Richardson spoke before a crowd supporting Senator Lloyd Bentsen (D-TX) for Vice President.

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  • Platform Speeches
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    Platform Speeches

    Speakers talked about the issues important to the party.

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  • The Family Farm Act
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    The Family Farm Act

    Speakers discussed the Family Farm Act, an act to overturn Reagan administration farm policies and substitute rigorous mandatory government controls over crop production and marketing in…

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  • Jim Wright Roast
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    Jim Wright Roast

    Independent Action held a fundraiser and a roast for Speaker of the House Jim Wright, Jr.

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  • Agriculture Policy
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    Agriculture Policy

    Mr. Hightower discussed what the government was doing to help farmers and responded to callers' questions.

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  • Ronald Reagan and the Republican Party
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    Ronald Reagan and the Republican Party

    Mr. Hightower discussed the impact President Reagan has had on the Republican party and responded to callers' questions.

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  • Democratic National Convention Day 3
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    Democratic National Convention Day 3

    Dignitaries addressed the Democratic National Convention. Presidential candidates were nominated. The delegates voted for their candidate with Walter Mondale being the winner. Note: This is…

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