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Automobiles / Firestone Tires / Recall / Strike #194199

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 31, 2000
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Evidence linking more deaths to the Firestone tires that have been recalled reported.

(New York: Bill Redeker) Venezuela's decision to pursue criminal charges against Ford and Firestone for suppressing information about defective tires featured. [At news conference, Ford CEO Jacques NASSER - says Ford did not lie to the Venezuelan government.] [Bridgestone/Firestone spokeswoman Christine KARBOWIAK - defends the company.] [Plaintiffs' attorney Franklin HOLT - blames Ford and Firestone for the tire separation on Ford Explorers.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Threat of a strike by Firestone workers reported; scenes shown of picketing in Nashville, Tennessee.

Gibson, Charles;
Redeker, Bill

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