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ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 05, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Motorcycle accident involving actor Gary Busey, who was involved in opposition to laws requiring mandatory helmets, reported Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Gary Shepard) Busey, who was not wearing helmet, reported in critical condition following accident; scenes shown from Busey's movie "The Buddy Holly Story" from RCA Columbia Pictures and of accident site. [Motorcycle shop manager Gene THOMASON - describes crash.] Busey's active role in lobbying against helmet laws detailed. [Biker Lloyd MAGNIE - favors riding without helmet.] [USC head injury researcher Jim OULETT - discusses injury statistics.] Helmet laws ntnwide. reviewed; map shown. [THOMASON - says Busey still would not favor helmets.] Status of California helmet law reviewed.

Jennings, Peter;
Shepard, Gary

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