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CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 18, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Susan Spencer) Congress hearings into call for ban on all cigarette advertising featured; scenes shown. [R.J. Reynolds' grandson, Patrick REYNOLDS -describes father's death from cigarette smoking, family's reliance on tobacco for wealth.] Witness Victoria Brynner mentioned showing videotape made by father Yul Brynner prior to his death; scenes shown courtesy American Cancer Society. [BRYNNER -doesn't want father's suffering to be forgotten.] [American Public Health Association spokesperson Dr. William FOEGE - cites daily death rate from cigarettes.] Extent of proposed ban described. [Representative Pete STARK - endorses ban.] New American Med. Association television commercials shown. Focus of next month's testimony by tobacco industry outlined.

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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