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Firestone Tire Recall #255178

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 20, 1978
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(Studio) Recall of 500 steel-belted radial model tires by Firestone reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Recall said to include also tires sold by Shell Oil Company and Montgomery Ward, and tires furnished on some General Motors Corporation cars. 7 1/2 million tires said subject to recall. Details of Firestone's agreement with government concerning recall noted. Recall said to cost $200 million; no fines said connected with situation. [Trans. Secretary Brock ADAMS - speaks of recall agreement.] Firestone's denial of safety defect in tires and agreement to action to avoid more publicity reported.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Roth, Richard
Duration:
00:02:00

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