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NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 02, 1973
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(Studio) American dollar again under attack in international money mkts. Official exchange mkts. in Europe and Japan closed. Common market cntrys. will hold emergency mtg. this wkend. about new crisis.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Frankfurt, West Germany) Money mkts. closed until Wednesday Unofficial trading results in lowering dollar value 4%. Common market cntrys. may allow currencies to float against value of dollar.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Value of dollar likely to fall farther.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Inflation major reason for speculation on dollar. If fuel prices allowed to rise 8% as reports say, speculation likely to increase.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Nixon blames new dollar crisis on speculators. Says dollar will not be devalued again.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [NIXON - says dollar sound. Wants international money system able to fight off temporary attacks on currencies.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert;
Levine, Irving R.

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