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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 11, 1971
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(Studio) Inventors tell Senate Commerce Committee of car bumper able to exceed 1973 auto safety standards.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Paul and Doug Taylor challenge auto industry claims of difficulty developing bumper to protect cars in 5 miles per hour collisions. [Paul TAYLOR - displays shock absorbers, capable of withstanding 5 m.p.h. crashes; at $1.60 per unit.] [Senator Frank MOSS - says auto industry's estimate of $100 per unit high.] [TAYLOR - narrates film demonstrating bumper in collisions.] [Senator Philip HART - asks why auto industry, department of transportation haven't done better.]
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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