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Cribs / Fire Hazard #33297

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 17, 1974
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(Studio) ABC broadcast documentary on fire last November, but portion of program showing fire death in plastic crib deleted after Smith Cabinet Mfg. Company obtained injunction. Injunction now lifted; fire tests with cribs repeated
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Fire Research Lab, University of California) Results of tests shown; portions of actual fire test shown. Prof. Williamson oversees tests and compares wooden crib with plastic crib. [Prof. Brady WILLIAMSON - concludes plastic cribs are much greater fire hazard than wooden cribs.]
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

(Studio) Smith Cabinet Company says it's no longer manufacturing crib.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Bergman, Jules;
Reasoner, Harry

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