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Economy Summit / Caribbean #43618

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 31, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford to attend economy summit in Caribbean this summer.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Studio) Summit to include heads of govts. that took part in economy summit in Rambouillet, France, last year; to include West Germany, Italy, US, Britain, France, Japan. No dates yet fixed for meeting Unknown if meeting designed to polish up President Ford's image for pols. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in New York with former Israeli Premier Golda Meir. Questioned about meeting
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(NYC) [KISSINGER - outlines hopes for economy summit. Has nothing to do with pols.] Asked if Ford using president influence to call meeting at time close to election. [KISSINGER - says foreign policy conducted in national interest; timing not connected with election.] Questioned about support for summit. [KISSINGER - says it's customary for Secys. of State to support their President]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Econ. summit in France resulted in important agreements on how industrialized cntrys. would coordinate policies with underdeveloped world.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) Asks reporter if anything political could be involved in summit timing. [DUNSMORE - says President' political advisers have been telling Ford to look presidential.]

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Reasoner, Harry

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