Digital Archives | Oct 1, 1978 | 6:16

Road safety: 'The year of the recall'

Heightened safety concerns and government pressure lead to a record year for automobile recalls in North America.

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Digital Archives - Suburban living: 'It's perfect'Apr 14, 1963 | 3:12Digital Archives Suburban living: 'It's perfect' Audio
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Digital Archives - 'Unsafe at Any Speed'Dec 12, 1965 | 10:32Digital Archives 'Unsafe at Any Speed' Video
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Digital Archives - Mrs. A's cold remedySep 27, 1948 | 1:46Digital Archives Mrs. A's cold remedy Audio
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Digital Archives Road safety: Road rage rears its head Feb 25, 1998 | 3:23A look at how and why our culture is breeding angrier drivers.
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Digital Archives Road safety: Driven to distraction Feb 4, 2002 | 2:54How the growth in cellphone use is posing a risk to our roads.
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Digital Archives - For the love of ChinatownMar 6, 1968 | 5:56Digital Archives For the love of Chinatown Audio
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