× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

United States Dollar #459508

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 24, 1971
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) United States dollar drops in value on international money mkts.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tokyo, Japan) Japan government decides to do nothing for time being; Japan banks not handling as many foreign exchange transactions from US; tourists having difficulty converting dollars to US; Tokyo stock market down drastically; yen expected to be revalued.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

(Studio) Common Mkt. calls United States economic policy disturbing; warns of possible retaliation.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Frankfurt, West Germany) Europeans dislike United States 10% surcharge on their exports; probable devaluation of United States dollar making United States exports more competitive; believed United States would rescind surcharge if Europe and Japan acted to solve monetary crisis.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

Chancellor, John;
Jones, Kenley;
Kiker, Douglas

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.