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Special Segment (Ottawa Summit) #517984

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 17, 1981
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(Studio) Upcoming Ottawa economy summit discussed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Montebello, Quebec, Canada) Issues to be considered by summit examined; individuals such as Jeffrey Gay of Detroit, Daniel Tantchet of Paris and Hans Sturba of Frankfurt cited as exs. of international economy [Treasury Secretary Don. REGAN - defs. high United States interest rates.] Issues of United States interest rates, Japanese exports and aid to underdeveloped ntns. examined in detail; possible difficulty in reaching agreements due to inexperience of President Reagan, Zenko Suzuki of Japan, Francois Mitterrand of France and Giovanni Spadolini of Italy noted. [Summit historian Harold MALGRUM - notes leaders' posture of unity; lists political needs of Reagan, Mitterrand, Pierre Trudeau, Margaret Thatcher, Helmut Schmidt.] Background of economy summits, beginning with Rambouillet in 1975, examined; Reagan's rejection of past summit patterns considered. Possibility that this will be the last economy summit discussed.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Coverage of summit announced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Levine, Irving R.
Duration:
00:04:30

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