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Firestone Radial Tire Safety Issue / Government Probe #259461

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 07, 1978
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(Studio) Report on National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. hearings in Washington, DC on safety of Firestone 500 steel-belted radial tires.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Testimony to Admin. with regard to questionable safety of Firestone 500's outlined. Case of Selana Clement and family of South Carolina and of response to New Jersey consumer hotline with regard to radial tire problems noted. [New Jersey consumer affairs spokesperson Adam LEVIN - describes fear that was evident in all reports received by hotline.] Other testimony reported [Firestone spokesperson Bernard FRAZIER - states co.'s position.] Firestone's upcoming presentation of position cited.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Roth, Richard
Duration:
00:02:20

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