• Short Summary

    IN AN 18-MINUTE TELEVISED SPEECH TO THE NATION, PRESIDENT CHARLES DE GAULLE TODAY (TUESDAY) STRONGLY DEFENDED THE FRANC AND THE COUNTRY'S GENERAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK, WHILE STRONGLY DENOUNCING TODAY'S STRIKERS AS PART OF A "NEW OFFENSIVE" THAT THREATENS TO "BRING ABOUT THE COLLAPSE OF THE CURRENCY, THE ECONOMY AND THE REPUBLIC".

  • Description

    IN AN 18-MINUTE TELEVISED SPEECH TO THE NATION, PRESIDENT CHARLES DE GAULLE TODAY (TUESDAY) STRONGLY DEFENDED THE FRANC AND THE COUNTRY'S GENERAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK, WHILE STRONGLY DENOUNCING TODAY'S STRIKERS AS PART OF A "NEW OFFENSIVE" THAT THREATENS TO "BRING ABOUT THE COLLAPSE OF THE CURRENCY, THE ECONOMY AND THE REPUBLIC".

    THE FRENCH PRESIDENT, SPEAKING IN THE CLOSING HOURS IN TODAY'S NATION-WIDE STRIKE, SURPRISED OBSERVERS BY THE STRENGTH OF HIS REMARKS ABOUT FRANCE'S LABOUR AGITATION.

    SPEAKING AFTER A FLURRY OF SPECULATION THAT FRANCE'S INDUSTRIAL TROUBLES MIGHT FORCE A DEVALUATION OF THE FRANC, GENERAL DE GAULLE SAID THAT THE SITUATION HAD IMPROVED ON ALL FRONTS SINCE "THE BRUTAL CRISIS" OF LAST MAY AND JUNE, BUT, HE ADDED:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4K3A2DQKBE3O1NFS0V96IYNW
    Media URN:
    VLVA4K3A2DQKBE3O1NFS0V96IYNW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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