Curl, Tom 2020-01-10
This interview features Tom Curl as he discusses his involvement with the American Agriculture Movement. In this interview, Curl describes his family background, how he got started with farming, and renting and purchasing his farmland. He recounts being a part of the American Agriculture Movement and going to Washington D.C. to speak to Congress. Curl also explains his own venture into politics and the many issues farmers are facing during the Trump administration.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Tom Curl
Additional Parties Recorded: n/a
Date: January 10, 2020
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: Robert Weaver
Length: 01:27:32 (1 hour, 27 minutes)
Introduction and background information; Getting involved with American Agriculture Movement; His Good Morning America story; Being on a committee for farm aids; Promoting the organizations sales to congress; the day to day of farming; Thoughts on the American Agriculture Movement; Politics in the farm industry; speaking at colleges; The soybean issue and his own campaign; Tom’s wife and her passing
Original Recording Format: born digital audio
Recording Format Notes: audio CD recording available for listening in our Reading Room
Transcript: found here: https://hdl.handle.net/10605/360299
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