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(Studio) Govt. and Ford Motor Company reported reaching agreement to avoid recall of autos due to defective automatic transmissions.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Background to case involving findings of National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. about Ford transmission recalled; Ins. Institution films shown. Details of agreement reached by Ford and government outlined on screen. [Center for Auto Safety spokesperson Russell J SDepartment of Health, Education and Welfare - comments.] [Ford attorney William COLEMAN - denies problem with transmission.] Possible economy factor influencing government decision mentioned.
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell
- Chancellor, John;
- Mitchell, Andrea
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