Crash-Test Dummies Move To Smithsonian
RENEE MONTAGNE, host: Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. You could learn a lot from a dummy, as Americans did in the '80s and '90s. That's when a couple of crash test dummies by the names of Vince and Larry urged us to buckle up in a series of public awareness commercials. Now Vince and Larry costumes will on display in the Smithsonian along with other items showing how far auto safety has come since the 1920s. A newfangled device called a seatbelt wasn't mandatory until the '60s.
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