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Degaulle Resigns / Pol. / Britain / Problems #445308

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 28, 1969
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(Studio) French voted against proposals President Charles DeGaulle wanted and he resigned. Acting president is Alain Poher.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Paris, France) Power transition goes smoothly. Stk. market busy. Gold prices rise. No ceremony at Elysee Palace for Poher. Poher meets with Premier Maurice Couve de Murville. Lays wreath at Arc de Triomphe. Poher to probably run for president along with former Premier Georges Pompidou. France's role in NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and Common Mkt. may change.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(London, England) British government plays it cool. Financial concern immediate.
REPORTER: Ray Scherer

(Paris, France) Report on DeGaulle's rural home at Colombey.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Colombey, France) DeGaulle voted in Colombey-Les Deux Eglises. Maybe foresaw resignation. No one has been here to ask for advice and console DeGaulle.
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer

(Paris, France) Inflation, weak franc, and dissatisfied students and workers still great problems.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Bourgholtzer, Frank;
Brinkley, David;
Scherer, Ray;
Utley, Garrick

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