CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 24, 1984
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(Studio) Halt to cigarette ads in broadcast media recalled as result of concern for health of young. Similar concerns now with regard to liquor ads noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Marlboro cigarettes and Busch beer commercials shown. Efforts of organization called SMART (Stop Marketing Alcohol on Radio and Television) to get liquor ads off the air detailed. Other television ads shown. [Science in the Public Interest spokesperson George HACKER - comments.] [Anheuser-Busch spokesperson Michael ROARTY - comments.] [PTA spokesperson Arnold FEGE - comments.] [NBC spokesperson Betty HUDSON - comments.] [FEGE - comments.] Calls for more countering ads if others not halted noted. Congress interest in issue cited.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer
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