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NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 29, 1968
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(Studio) New price controls ordered by French government, to save franc from devaluation. West Ger. has to cut down exports, increase imports, to lessen mark's value. Penalizes Volkswagen mfrs.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Volksberg, West Ger.) Volkswagen plant at Volksberg featured. Little interest in unionism by workers. Little pressure for wage increases Inflation recalled. Employees mostly Volkswagen stock holders. Everything positive at Volkswagen in Volksberg. Lifestyle in West Ger. described. Formality of West Ger. banks noted. Tourism noted. West Ger. strong economy cited.
REPORTER: Bill Brown

Brown, Bill;
Huntley, Chet

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