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What struggling U.S. farmers want even more than federal aid

Clip: 05/23/2019 | 6m 17s Video has closed captioning.

American farmers have been among the hardest hit by the U.S. trade war with China. With no deal between the world’s two largest economies in sight, the Trump administration unveiled a second emergency aid plan Thursday to help offset agricultural losses. William Brangham talks to Iowa Public Television's Delaney Howell about farmers' support for President Trump and what they want more than aid.

Aired: 05/23/19

Rating: NR

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