CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 26, 1981
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(Studio) Grumman Corporation rptd notifying those municipalities affected by their discovery of further defects in Flexible buses; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(NYC) Grumman's problems with new buses examined; details outlined on screen. Allegations that problems stemmed from Trans. Department's control over buses' design noted. [MTA board member Stephen BERGER - comments.] Trans. Department's guidelines for Grumman and General Motors said crux of problem. [General Motors general mgr Robert TRUXELL - comments.] Background to Grumman and GM's involvement outlined. [Trans. Department spokesperson Lillian LIBURDI - comments.] Govt.'s interference in buses design and results discussed. [TRUXELL - comments.] [LIBURDI - comments.] Trans. Department noted issuing new design specifications for subway car.
REPORTER: David Andelman
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