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Tobacco Agreement #173794

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 20, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The agreement between the tobacco industry and the states attorneys general outlined on screen.

(Washington: Aaron Brown) The extraordinary, historic tobacco settlement that will change the control and advertising of cigarettes examined. [Mississippi attorney general Mike MOORE, Arizona attorney general Grant WOODS, Washington attorney general Christine GREGOIRE, Philip Morris Companies Incorporated Steven PARRISH - comment on the deal.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with Minnesota attorney general Hubert Humphrey. [HUMPHREY - questions elements of the deal with the tobacco industry.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings; Denver: John Donvan; Capitol Hill: John Cochran; Denver: Aaron Brown) The reactions of the White House and Congress to the tobacco deal and how the tobacco companies might respond to any "meddling" by the administration or Congress discussed.

Brown, Aaron;
Donvan, John;
Jennings, Peter

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