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United States Dollar Crisis #458099

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 06, 1971
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(Studio) Major European banks stop trading United States dollars until decided whether US devalues dollar or European cntrys. increase value of own currencies.

(W. Berlin, West Germany) Film shows Americans lined up to exchange dollars for German marks. [Unidentified AMERICAN - says exchanging dollars for marks; value of dollar going down.] Bank limits exchange to $150 per person. West Germany could revalue mark; let it float, adopt regulations restricting currency flow into country
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) West Germany announces it won't increase value of mark.

Hager, Robert;
McGee, Frank

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