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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 02, 1981
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(Studio) Dollar said healthy on foreign mkts. due to high interest rates in US. Gold, silver prices said down.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Money market shown. Dollar said near l0-yr. high. Comparisons with other currencies noted. [Midland Bank, London, David WILKINS - speaks of dollar's rise.] Effect on tourism abroad especially for royal wedding, noted. Scenes shown. Dollar's effect on European recession considered. European leaders shown. Francois Mitterrand, Helmut Schmidt and Margaret Thatcher's opinions cited. President Reagan said expected to be criticized at upcoming economy summit in Ottawa soon. Background to situation given. Criticism of President Carter recalled.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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