NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 22, 1983
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(Studio) National Highway Trans. Safety Admin. Raymond Peck said resigning; Senator John Danforth's criticism of him recalled.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Peck, claiming vol. resignation, said actually forced out by Trans. Secretary Elizabeth Dole and White House; Peck's alleged behavior around Dole described. Admin.'s criticism of Peck's handling of brake defects in X-cars and recent doctored test of General Motors cars noted. [DANFORTH, Representative Timothy WIRTH - criticize Peck.] Peck's decisions on automatic safety devices, bumper strength and publication of government `s car book recalled.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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