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Tobacco Industry / Liggett Group Settlement / State Lawsuits / California #172107

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 21, 1997
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) The landmark deal in which the Liggett Group tobacco company agreed to turn over documents to the states filing lawsuits against the industry reported.

(New York: Aaron Brown) The industry's legal attempts to get back the documents that may indicate conspiracy and fraud by the companies examined; details given from the summary logs of the documents. [Retired federal judge Miles LORD - explains the circumstances in which the documents could be used.] [Mississippi attorney general Mike MOORE - cites the incriminating nature of the documents.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) California's anti-smoking campaign examined; excerpts shown from television ads designed to shock smokers.

Brown, Aaron;
Sawyer, Forrest

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