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Economy / International / France #198520

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 22, 1968
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(Studio) French President Charles DeGaulle expected to report franc devaluation after cabinet meeting Saturday 10 free world ntns. extend $3 billion credit to France.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Paris, France) Reporter compares economic situation to military one. Higher prices and more imports to result. German mark, Dutch gilder strong; British pound weak; Italian lire chancey and American dollar vulnerable. France to withstand storm. It's DeGaulle's birthday.
REPORTER: Charles Collingwood

(Studio) Britain imposes tax hikes and tightens consumer credit. Sales taxes upon beer, whiskey, cigarettes and gasoline. 10% hike of nearly all consumer products. Restrictions on imports.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Collingwood, Charles;
Cronkite, Walter

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