More Firestone Deaths

NPR's Jack Speer reports on the investigation of Bridgestone/Firestone. Another 15 deaths are being linked to defective Firestone tires, raising the suspected death toll to 103. Yesterday, Continental General announced that it's recalling about 160-thousand tires because of tread separation.



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