CONSUMERISM: Lemon-Aid, Nader Style

As the acknowledged national champion of the consumer, Ralph Nader is deluged weekly with letters complaining about a wide variety of goods and services. Because Nader won his early reputation as an auto critic, hundreds of the letters concern defective U.S. and foreign cars. Nader carries on a particularly lively correspondence with owners of lemons—new cars in which everything seems to go wrong. Now he and two associates, Lawyer Lowell Dodge and Engineer Ralf Hotchkiss, have drawn heavily on those letters to write a book, What to do with your bad car...

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