ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 19, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Announcement by Bridgestone/Firestone that a design flaw in the tire caused problems that led to accidents reported.
(Decatur: Bob Jamieson) The reaction in Decatur, Illinois, to the announcement that a design flaw, not assembly, caused the Firestone tire problems featured. [United Steelworkers Local 713 President Roger GATES - says Decatur had been signaled out as a problem plant.] [Economic development director Richard EGGERS - defends the Decatur plant.] [Laid-off workers Richard, Junior and Richard COPPENBARGER - comment.]
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