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A Closer Look (Asian Economic Crisis) #175878

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 12, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Some questions about the Asian economic crisis raised.

(New York: Robert Krulwich) The connection of the Asian and the American economies examined; scenes shown from Bangkok, Thailand, to illustrate the ties between American business and Asian sales. Graphs on the drop in Asian currencies shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings; Capitol Hill: Cokie Roberts) The coalition of conservatives and liberals on Capitol Hill to oppose funding the IMF bailout of the Asian economies and what President Clinton will have to do to get support for the bailout discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with market analyst Todd Buchholz about the bailout. [BUCHHOLZ - explains the arguments for and against the bailout of Asian banks.]

Jennings, Peter;
Krulwich, Robert;
Roberts, Cokie

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