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(Studio) Govt. reported taking 1st step towards recall of Mavericks.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(DC) Fires resulting from rear-end collisions with Pinto recalled; Maverick said to ignite easier, at lower speeds. Film shown, courtesy National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. [Joan CLAYBROOK - notes Maverick deaths and fires compared to Pinto.] Problems with 1970-1973 Mavericks detailed; films shown. Deaths from rear-end fires in Mavericks and Mercury Comets stated
REPORTER: Jules Bergman
- Bergman, Jules;
- Robinson, Max
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