ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 03, 1974
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(Studio) Heads of state express condolences over death of French President Georges Pompidou. President of French senate to fill vacancy till new elections held; France's political and economy future looks bleaker than ever.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Paris, France) French shocked by Pompidou's death. Funeral arrangements outlined. Finance minister Valery Giscard d'Estaing under consideration for President as well as Michel Jobert and former Premier Jacques Chaban-Delmas.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi
(London, England) Former British Prime Minister Edward Heath negotiated Britain's entry into Common Mkt. with Pompidou. [HEATH - describes Pompidou.] Britain also mourns loss of Pompidou. New French government likely to affect Common Mkts.'s next move and its relations with United States.
REPORTER: George Watson
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