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California Prop. 5 Anti-Smoking Proposal #259171

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 15, 1978
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(Studio) California's lead in tax revolt with Prop. 13 recalled. Upcoming vote on strict antismoking ordinance, Prop. 5, noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(San Francisco, California) Radio commercial by Charlton Heston played. Details of proposed ordinance given. [San Francisco Lung Association spokesperson John BROWNE, III - doesn't care if people smoke as long as they don't force him to breathe their smoke.] television ads run by anti-Prop. 5 group, Californians for Common Sense, described; television ad shown. Tobacco industry backing of anti-Prop. 5 movement noted. [Common Sense spokesperson Doug. KRANWINKLE - states reason for opposition to Prop. 5.] Conflict over public nuisance versus government interference issue outlined. [Common Sense spokesperson Michael MYERS - discusses government interference issue.] [Campaign for Clean Indoor Air spokesperson Paul LOVEDAY - says this is law to protect people in situations where they are unable to protect selves.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Reporter(s):
Goldberg, Bernard;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:03:30

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