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Smoking / Decade After Warning #230760

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 11, 1974
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(Studio) Ten years ago, United States Surgeon General Luther Terry issued cigarette smoking warning. Americans continue to smoke.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Film shows Terry issuing warning in 1964. Summary of Terry's findings reviewed with regard to cigarette smoking. After decade of warnings, smoking conts. No. of smokers in `64 compared with `74; number of cigarettes consumed by each smoker in `64 compared with `74. [National clearinghouse for smoking and health Dr. Stephen WILLIAMS - says info. shows smoking connected with higher incidence of heart disease.] [Tobacco Institute president Horace KORNEGAY - thinks tobacco industry gets brunt of blame for diseases possibly related to smoking.]
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy

Cronkite, Walter;
Lovejoy, Sharron

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