NBC Evening News for Friday, May 02, 1980
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(Studio) William Herbert and Nelson Bunker Hunt's testimony before House government operations subcommittee today with regard to recent silver market activity noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Brothers said blaming high interest rates, Iranian and Afghanistan crisis on recent silver market activity. Chairperson Benjamin Rosenthal's inquiry into amount of world's silver owned by Hunt bros noted. [William Herbert HUNT - claims ignorance as to amount] Questions by Representative Bob Eckhardt about cornering silver market, John Conyers with regard to silver dealings noted. [William Herbert HUNT - responds.] [ROSENTHAL - asks if they have notion about their worth.] [Nelson Bunker HUNT - responds.] [ROSENTHAL - comments.]
REPORTER: Rebecca Sobel