NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 30, 1984
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(Studio) Seriousness of Argentina's inability to pay interest on its foreign debt explained.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Extent of Argentina's economy problems and implications for United States banks examined; details outlined on screen for Citibank, Chase Bank and Mfrs. Hanover Trust. [Econ. minister Bernardo GRINSPUN - considers Argentina's position with United States banks reasonable.] Emotional factors such as United States-British alliance against Argentina in Falklands war and high United States interest rates contributing to lack of sympathy for American banks noted; domestic political hurdles faced by new pres. Raul Alfonsin discussed.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley