NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 19, 2000
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Robert Hager) Firestone tire company's admission of problems with the tire manufacturing system reported; details given of Ford Motor Company's denial of charges that problems with the Explorer are also to blame and of specific problems with the tires. [Bridgestone/Firestone CEO John LAMPE - comments on the investigation.] [Plaintiff's attorney Bruce KASTER - says the report does not give enough information.] [Victim Jeffrey KOFAN - describes his accident; says all Firestone tires should be recalled.]
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