CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 23, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Mexico City, Mexico) Impact of possible international oil price war on Mexico's econ. examined. [WOMAN - notes lack of money.] Cntry.'s general economy situation described. [TOURISTS - praise situation for them.] [Real estate investor Prisciliano ELIZONDO - notes falling realty prices.] Population's reaction to econ. problems discussed. [National Action party spokesperson Marco Antonio FRAGOSO - thinks United States will rescue Mexico if necessary.] Problems faced by President Miguel de la Madrid outlined. [Businessman Eduardo GARCIA GASPADO - doesn't think crisis is purely economy] Issue of government corruption under Jose Lopez Portillo considered. [FRAGOSO - can't forgive Lopez Portillo's extravagances.]
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen
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