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Special Assignment (Gold and Silver) #67582

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 18, 1980
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(Studio) Incr. in silver price reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Dallas, Texas) United States response to silver market activity last year and rate of world consumption noted. Industrial use of silver for photograph supplies, elec. equipment and silverware outlined on screen. Role of Herbert and Bunker Hunt, sons of H.L. Hunt, in international silver market discussed; photos shown. [Commodity Futurs Trading Commission spokesperson James STONE - comments.] [Silversmith John JANOS - notes price fluctuations.] Measures taken by market officials to force Hunts to sell outlined. [Herbert HUNT - comments.] Impact of falling market on Hunts mentioned; recent silver market activity said fueling rumors with regard to Hunt brothers. [Herbert HUNT - comments.] High risk gamble in silver and gold mkts. noted.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

Cordtz, Dan;
Robinson, Max

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