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Tobacco / The Deal / Politics / New Hampshire #173810

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 21, 1997
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(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Report introduced.

(White House: Karla Davis) The long political road ahead for the tobacco deal previewed; details given of the points of view of various factions that could lead to a lengthy reworking of the deal. [ABC News analyst George STEPHANOPOULOS, former FDA (Food and Drug Administration) commissioner David KESSLER, Senator Ron WYDEN, tobacco FARMER, Speaker of the House Newt GINGRICH - offer assessments of the agreement.]

(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Report introduced.

(Hudson, New Hampshire: JuJu Chang) The revolutionary cigarette tax in New Hampshire that was pushed by the state's first woman governor to fund public education featured; details given of the New Hampshire's history of no taxes and local control. [Governor Jeanne SHAHEEN - promotes public kindergarten.] [Parent Donna O'HANIAN - reacts to the lack of public kindergarten.] [State representative Mary BROWN, parent Laurie LIBITZ - criticize the governor.]

Reporter(s):
Chang, JuJu;
Davis, Karla;
Poussaint, Renee
Duration:
00:04:40

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