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NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 17, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Bethesda, Maryland: Tom Costello) The findings of acting Surgeon General Dr. Boris Lushniak†’s report on the newly discovered dangers of smoking reviewed; details given about the diseases linked to smoking. [LUSHNIAK –cites the annual death toll from smoking.] [In January 1964, Surgeon General Dr. Luther TERRY†- says cigarette smoking is related to a higher death rate.] [Smoker Kim LAZARIAN‡- says she doesn’t want her kids to smoke.] [HHS Secretary Kathleen SEBELIUS†- calls for an effort to make the next generation tobacco-free.]

Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom

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