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Economy / Monetary Problems #592

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 20, 1968
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(Studio) Bankers and financial mins. of 10 richest trading ntns. meet in Bonn, West Germany to decide about international monetary crisis. Most of major money mkts. closed to prevent money conversion into marks. Swiss bankers predict chaos unless conference held. Reporter talks to economy editor.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) There won't be panic. French trying to cash in francs for marks. Can't cash francs in London. French suspicious and hoard gold. Confidence should be restored in world monetary system. Value of franc or mark or both should be changed. New system needed. Long-term answer may depend on Richard Nixon.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds; Louis Rukeyser

Reporter(s):
Reynolds, Frank;
Rukeyser, Louis
Duration:
00:04:00

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