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Argentina / Economic Crisis #652444

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 21, 2001
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Argentina's naming of Ramon Puerta as government caretaker after the resignation of President Fernando de la Rua reported.

(Miami: Bobbi Harley) The ripples from Argentina's economic freefall examined; scenes shown of demonstration in the streets. [Miami Herald columnist Andres OPPENHEIMER - calls this a defeat for the American model of what an emerging democracy should do.] [Institution for International Economics John WILLIAMSON - assesses Argentina's situation.] The impact on south Florida of the Latin American economic crisis noted. [Bayside Marketplace Jim McMICHAEL - says the impact has been big.]

Harley, Bobbi;
Rather, Dan

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