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A Closer Look (Consumer Reports Under Fire) #184000

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 30, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) Lawsuit against Consumers Union for its "Consumer Reports"' critique of Suzuki and Isuzu cars featured; details given of the car-testing procedures; test excerpts showing the cars nearly tipping over shown. [Consumers Union vice president River David PIDDLE - denies rigging the car tests; recalls the Suzuki tipping on two wheels.] The car company's claim that modification of the test course caused the Suzukis to tip up detailed. Transportation Department report on the test track quoted. [PIDDLE - defends the adjusted test.]

Jennings, Peter;
Stark, Lisa

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