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Auto Pollution / Detroit / Protest #209583

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 07, 1970
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(Studio) Anti-auto demonstrations occur.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Long Island, New York) 2,000 picket International Auto Show as technological destruction symbol.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Studio) Nation's. 2nd largest industry anti-pollution moves reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Detroit, Michigan) Emission control tests described. [GMC Air Pollution Control Chief Dr. William AGNEW - claims new engines best yet; should meet federal and state 1975 emission standards; 95% lower than present pollution.] [Ford Air Pollution Control Expert Bruce SIMPSON - explains emission control device.] Gas turbine to replace truck diesel engines; quieter, less air pollution; Detroit promises voluntary improvements. [General Motors President Ed COLE - says pollution tests on cars from field meaningless without standards; will continue to clean up pollution problem regardless of government action.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(S)Anti-pollution legislature may be needed; Detroit assured of anti-pollution success.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:07:20

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