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Pompidou / Nixon / International Economy #13768

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 14, 1971
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(Studio) In mtgs. with French President Georges Pompidou, President Nixon hints at lifting of import surcharge.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Azores) Nixon also agrees to negotiate devaluation of dollar in exchange for relaxation of trade barriers to United States prdts. abroad; need for current United States import surcharge and reverse United States balance of payments deficit may be eliminated.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(DC) President Nixon arrives at Andrews Air Force Base with Secys. Treasury and State Connally and Rogers. [John CONNALLY - says mtgs. of 2 leaders resulted in significant step forward in settling international monetary problems.] Fin. mins. of 10 richest noncommunist trading ntns. meet in Washington, DC on Friday
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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