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New Jersey / Tobacco Trial #318294

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 30, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Upcoming trial in Newark, New Jersey, in which widower is suing tobacco companies for death of wife reported Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Bruce Hall) Ending of Nathan Horton's liability lawsuit trial in Lexington, Mississippi, against American Tobacco Company reported [Horton attorney Don BARRETT - says trial is move toward victory.] [American Tobacco Company attorney Edward BLACKMON - says people have right to buy cigarettes.] Tension between both sides noted. [Attorney Richard DAYNARD, American Tobacco Company attorney Jim UPSHAW - quarrel about verdict.] Analyses of verdict noted. [Southern Illinois Univ. Don. GARNER - says half of jury decided it was tobacco company's duty to warn smokers.] [BLACKMON - says verdict was for personal choice.] Retrial mentioned.

Hall, Bruce;
Schieffer, Bob

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