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Smoking Report #28132

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 11, 1974
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(Studio) Decade ago, Surgeon General Luther Terry issued report on cigarette smoking. Findings reviewed.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) More people smoke now than in `64. [National Institutes of Health, Dr. Stephen WILLIAMS - says data supports Terry's report on smoking.] Smoking contributes to many diseases incling. heart disease, lung cancer, etc. [American Tobacco Institute president Horace KORNEGAY - thinks tobacco industry treated unfairly.] Film from American Cancer Society shown.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman (Film from National Institutes of Health)

(Studio) Estimates of Americans dying from lung cancer this year outlined.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry;
Zimmerman, Bill

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