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West Germany / Mark / Election / United States Economy #205735

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 29, 1969
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(Studio) West Germany moves to end international mark speculation,
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Bonn, W, Germany) Govt, allows mark to float freely on currency market upwards. Christian Democrats led by Chancellor Kurt Kiesinger won 46.1% of vote. For, Min, Willy Brandt and Social Democrats won 42.7% vote. Neither party, has major Ntl, Democrats led by Adolf Von Thadden only got 4.3%, CDU and SPD try for coalition with Free Democrats who got 5.8%.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Possible Free Demo, coalition price too high and present coalition to continue Treasury Secretary David Kennedy says mark action won't affect dollar,
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Bill

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