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Lung Cancer / Women #301944

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 02, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Burlingame, California) Lung cancer's rise among women in United States examined; films shown [Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett KOOP - notes lung cancer now surpasses breast cancer as primary cancer killer of women.] Lung cancer death rate among women since 1950 outlined. [KOOP - explains delayed appearance of disease in women.] Florence Duran's case cited as example [DURAN - recalls grandson's warning to her.] [Danny ACKERMAN - discusses her terminal lung cancer; considers soc. pressures encouraging women to smoke.] [Dr. Virginia ERNSTER - notes cigarette advertising's psychological approach to women.] Historical ads shown. Yves Saint Laurent mentioned designing logo for new cigarette aimed at women, Ritz. [KOOP - considers tobacco industry's enticement of youth and women reprehensible.] [Tobacco Institute spokesperson Bill AYLWARD - claims environment factors other than cigarettes are affecting women.] [ACKERMAN - notes masochism of smoking.]
REPORTER: Joan Snyder

Reporter(s):
Schieffer, Bob;
Snyder, Joan
Duration:
00:04:00

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