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Carter / IMF Address / Vesco Affair #500768

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 25, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's address on United States economy and his plans for country to meeting of International Monetary Fund outlined. Film shown. Update on Carter administration's connection with Robert Vesco affair. Vesco reported to be in Costa Rica.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Investigation of letters allegedly written by Vesco representatives to Chas. Kirbo and Hamilton Jordan, conducted by Kirbo, noted. Kirbo's conclusions that letters are forgeries and reasons stated. Sources' report that letters actually written by Georgia busman. Robert Herring and assocs. in Panama City, Florida, earlier in summer. Claims of alleged letter-writers stated. Columnist Jack Anderson's casting of doubt on authenticity of letters, despite his original breaking of story, reported Kirbo's investigation said to have reached as far as Costa Rica. President Carter's statements about case, include orders to Justice Department to take care of it, mentioned. Govt. attempts to get Vesco expelled from Bahamas cited.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Brinkley, David;
Stern, Carl

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