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Economy Summit #96456

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 04, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Kathleen Sullivan

(Bonn, West Germany) Econ. summit's inability to set starting date for new trade talks due to President Francois Mitterrand's opposition examined; films shown. [Prime Min. Brian MULRONEY - notes group's ongoing efforts.] [Chancellor Helmut KOHL - (thru translator) comments on majority opinion, lack of date.] [Treasury Secretary James BAKER - notes President Reagan's disappointment in trade provision.] Mitterrand's explanation for continued opposition to setting date outlined. [MITTERRAND - (in French) claims Europe must exist.] Uniden. official's dismissal of Mitterrand's stance as reflecting French image mentioned. [MULRONEY - thinks French will give in on issue eventually.] Reagan's visit to Bitburg tomorrow noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Kathleen Sullivan

(Bonn, West Germany) Violence during demonstration near summit site examined; protest, organization by Green party, said catchall for various causes. [DEMONSTRATOR - doesn't want United States public to view Germany this way.]
REPORTER: Jim Hickey

Donaldson, Sam;
Hickey, Jim;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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