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Auto Safety / General Motors Corporation Fuel Tanks #187640

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 09, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) The jury award against General Motors for defective gas tanks that exploded in rear end collisions examined; details given of the incident in which Patricia Anderson's Chevy Malibu gas tank exploded and of document evidence indicating General Motors Corporation found it cheaper to pay for lawsuits than change the design. [ANDERSON, attorney Brian PANISH - comment on the legal case.] Statement from General Motors Corporation quoted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Juror's statement about the multi-billion dollar penalty against General Motors Corporation quoted.

Jennings, Peter;
Stark, Lisa

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