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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 14, 1980
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(Studio) Defense testimony in Ford Motor Company's reckless homicide trial in IN quoted; federal safety standards said coming under attack.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Winamac, IN) Defense testimony by Douglas West Toms, former head of hwy. safety administration, examined; implications with regard to federal safety standards noted. [Prosecutor Michael COSENTINO - comments on jury setting safety standards rather than bureaucracy.] [Defense attorney Malcolm WHEELER - comments.] Ford's contention with regard to Pinto fuel tank outlined.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara Artist: Carole Kabrin

Cronkite, Walter;
McNamara, Bob

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