NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 10, 1998
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(White House: John Palmer) The crisis mission President Clinton to deal with the Asian economy examined; scenes shown of deputy Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers leaving for Indonesia to pressure Suharto and from Jakarta, Indonesia, where prices have soared as the currency deflated. [US ambassador to the United Nations Bill RICHARDSON - says the issue is important to America.] The issue of the International Monetary Fund bailout raised. [Cato Institution Ian VASQUEZ - criticizes the IMF bailout as delaying reform.]
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