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Or rather, I should say that De Gaulle wanted to sharply remind the US that, in a system where everyone's currencies were rough-pegged to the dollar, the dollar was supposed to be convertible.
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Sun Feb 17th, 2013 at 11:06:04 AM EST
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