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(Studio) For 3 years FTC (Federal Trade Commission) investigating auto warranties. Betty Furness, outgoing presidential advisor for Consumer Affairs, calls for legislature regulation if doesn't act. FTC (Federal Trade Commission) chairperson responds to charges against himself and agency.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Students, headed by Ralph Nader, studied FTC (Federal Trade Commission) and concluded chairperson Paul Dixon suppressed staff report on auto warranties. [DIXON - calls charge that he suppressed condemning report of GM, Fords and Chrysler until after election because of corporation money given to Hubert Humphrey blatant lie.] [FURNESS - dealers don't fix cars properly with warranty; computers answer customers' letters.] Nader asks Congress to determine who's right: FTC or critics.
REPORTER: David Dick
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Dick, David
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