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NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 08, 1969
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(Studio) France considering revaluing franc. Some French trade francs for West German marks. Georges Pompidou expected to win. Official campaigning date is May 16.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Paris, France) Interim President Alain Poher may run for president Lays wreath at Arc de Triomphe. Poher not as grand as Charles DeGaulle.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Studio) 5 run in election on Jun. 1. French scene is one of political tangled with money.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Paris, France) Frenchmen fear franc devaluation and inflation. French grow most food in West Europe, but lack roads, telephones, hseing.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Studio) Poll taken on French feelings about DeGaulle resigning. 7 people give comments about DeGaulle. Mixed reaction.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Utley, Garrick

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