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(Studio: Thalia Assuras) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Jerry Bowen) The legal controversy over "Consumer Reports" magazine's 1988 test of the Suzuki Samurai SUV examined; car test shown; details given of charges the tests were rigged. [Consumers Union R. David PITTLE- says the Samurai was unsafe.] [Suzuki attorney George BALL- says Samurai sales plummeted.] Dissent from appeals court Judge Alex Kozinski in the decision ordering Consumers Union to trial quoted. [First Amendment attorney Doug MIRELL- says a TV show or film could be taken to court, too.]
- Assuras, Thalia;
- Bowen, Jerry
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