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West Germany / Election #447563

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 25, 1969
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(Studio) West German money big issue between Christian Democrats (CDU) and Social Democrats (SPD) in Sunday election. SPD want mark revalued upwards. CDU wants it to remain same. Chancellor Kurt Kiesinger asks both ptys, to leave it alone. Report on campaign.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(W. Germany) 2 ptys,' bands play different tunes to voters. CDU supports Kiesinger. SPD supports For. Min, Willy Brandt. Neo-Nazi group, NPD, may get 5% of vote. Kiesinger shown spking. Brandt drinks beer for crowd. He's shown spking. Finance Min. Franz Josef Strauss is ldr, of Bavarian wing of CDU, German liberals fear his take-over. Econ. Min. Karl Schiller backs Brandt and urges mark revaluation. Econ. and relations with East Germany big issues. Leftists call attention to Kiesinger's former mbrship. in Nazi Party NPD often not allowed to meet to keep peace.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Brinkley, David;
Huntley, Chet

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