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German Unification / Economic Changes #575942

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 30, 1990
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(East Berlin: Garrick Utley) Day that East Germany switched to West Germany's currency system reviewed; scenes shown to illustrate the new prosperity and new uncertainties. [East German WOMAN - (thru translator) says things will be different.] [Border GUARD - (thru translator) says it is a sad feeling.] Report introduced.

(Berlin: Martin Fletcher) Impact of unification on East German workers featured. [West German brewer Hans Joachim LOLL - predicts beer sales will go up.] [East German brewer Detlef DEHN - (thru translator) defends his brew.] West Germany's concern that East Germans who lose their jobs will flood into the west noted. East Germany's crash landing into capitalism further discussed.

Reporter(s):
Fletcher, Martin;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:05:10

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