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Ford / Maverick Recall #59221

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 27, 1979
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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

Reporter(s):
Bergman, Jules;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:01:40

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