Ralph Nader

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The Washington Post once claimed that Ralph Nader "helped bring about a revolution for consumers." Give reasons to support this statement.

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Ralph Nader led a crusade beginning in the late 1950s for consumer safety, especially automobile safety. In his 1964 book Unsafe at Any Speed,  published in the context of a Senate hearing on automobile safety, he offered evidence that automobile manufacturers, particularly General Motors, had knowingly cut corners on safety features in order to maximize profits. His book was instrumental in leading to the creation of the...

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