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Automobiles / Firestone Tire Recall / Congressional Hearings / The Victims #396093

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 06, 2000
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) Congressional hearings concerning the Firestone tire recall reported; details given of charges raised against Ford and Firestone. [Bridgestone/Firestone Vice President Gary CRIGGER - says he regrets what has happened.] [Representative Billy TAUZIN - says Firestone hid the facts.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Coral Gables, Florida: Byron Pitts) The story of auto accident victims mother and daughter Emma and Carolina Fernandez featured; family photos and wrecked car and shredded tire shown. [Emma FERNANDEZ - says she could hear her daughter screaming; says she never got to go to her husband's funeral.]

Attkisson, Sharyl;
Pitts, Byron;
Rather, Dan

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