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Eye On America (Cooper Tire Problems) #395926

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 22, 2000
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) Tread separation problems with Cooper tires reported; details given about at least 29 lawsuits involving 34 deaths. [Former Cooper employees Richard ANGEL, Jimmy OATS - says they had to use bad material.] [On March 20, former Cooper employee Martin MAHAN - says he has seen foreign objects cured into tires.] [Former Firestone employee Richard TUCKER - says he had to let a bad tire through.] [Tire expert Rex GROGAN - says Europeans know about American tire problems.]

Attkisson, Sharyl;
Rather, Dan

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