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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 17, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Susan Spencer) White House reported ordering Surgeon General C. Everett Koop not to testify before upcoming Congress hearings on call to ban all cigarette advertising; details given, scenes shown. [Courtesy Face the Nation, KOOP - supports such ban.] Constitutional questions underlying issue considered. [Tobacco Institute spokesperson Scott STAPF, American Advertising Fndn. spokesperson Howard BELL - cite both legal and economy ramifications.] Recent events supporting ban movement listed on screen, reviewed. [American Med. Association spokesperson Dr. Alan NELSON - thinks advertising increases tobacco use.] Expected focus of R. J. Reynolds, Junior's testimony described.

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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