• Short Summary

    Monsieur Berenger, war debt expert, gives France's viewpoint on President Hoover's moratorium on the World War I war debt - the Hoover Plan.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: French Debt Stand

    FRANCE: Paris:
    EXT
    Journalist Q: what is his reaction to proposal made to Europe by President Hoover?

    Henry Berenger (French Ambassador to Washington) interview SOT
    - saying he understands reasons for Hoover plan due to bankruptcy of Germany
    - French public opinion was surprised
    - in German budget war debts represented 8% / France pays for her own debt 40% of total expenditures
    - Our economic situation with a budget already showing two million deficit makes dangerous for us to impose such an additional charge on the French Taxpayer already more burdened than the German taxpayer
    Background: Monsieur Berenger, war debt expert, gives France's viewpoint on President Hoover's moratorium on the World War I war debt - the Hoover Plan.
    B/W footage.

    World War I / Economics / France / USA / Herbert Hoover (US President 1929-1933) / politics

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3E3VU7DFYJSHC2YC803NKX4IG
    Media URN:
    VLVA3E3VU7DFYJSHC2YC803NKX4IG
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1931
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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