The story the pictures didn't tell

Borger, Gloria
February 1993
U.S. News & World Report;2/22/93, Vol. 114 Issue 7, p6
Discusses the phony fiery crash NBC staged to back up the segment `Waiting to Explode?,' on the `Dateline NBC' program that charged General Motors with manufacturing a truck with fuel tanks positioned in a way that might cause them to ignite on impact. GM announced legal action; NBC denied charges; NBC's eventual confession; Evidence that the tyranny of pictures is nothing new to television; The damage of fabricated pictures.


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