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United States Dollar, Economy #16604

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 10, 1971
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(Studio) Dollar value improves slightly on European money mkts.; ailing US econ. causes shaky dollar.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Wichita, Kansas) D.M. Postlethwaite's income down from $16,000 to less than $8,000 after laid off from job at Boeing Company plant. [POSTLETHWAITE - doesn't think United States economy in good shape; since increase in goods produced doesn't equal increases in recent wage agreements, afraid will take depression to level things out.] [Mrs. Jane POSTLETHWAITE - says now watches groceries' prices closer than used to; thinks President Nixon may have to act to keep United States from pricing self out of world market]
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

Kincaid, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.

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