Vito Surico, service manager of an American Motors dealership, explained what lurks beneath the hood of a Gremlin to a group of Long Island women. A Dec. 12, 1970, article, which ran without this photo, described, only slightly condescendingly, a two-hour seminar intended to “translate technical information into nontechnical terms,” and how to solve certain kinds of technical difficulties. Emma J. Cook of Freeport explained why she was present. “My present method of handling emergencies is to get out and kick the car,” she said, “and if nothing happens I look around for help.”Photo: Donal F. Holway/The New York Times.

source: The Lively Morgue


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