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Med.: New Jersey Tobacco Trial #321690

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 13, 1988
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.

(Studio: Richard Schlesinger) Newark, New Jersey, jury reported agreeing with Antonio Cipollone with regard to wife Rose Cipollone's death as result of Liggett Company's cigarette promotions. Cipollone's victory noted representative historic loss for tobacco industry [Liggett Group attorney Jim KEARNEY - comments on verdict.] Rose Cipollone's smoking and subsequent death discussed. Cigarette television ad. shown. [Cipollone's attorney Marc EDELL - comments on plaintiff's position.] Edell noted introduced internal tobacco industry documents as evidence; details given. Letters from cigarette company research chemist quoted on screen. ["Merchants of Death" author Larry C. WHITE - comments on case.] Cipollone's attorney's closing argument quoted. Tobacco company's position stated. Jury noted exonerating Liggett, Lorillard and Philip Morris Companies, Incorporated, from conspiring to deceive public. Impact of decision discussed. (Artist: Elizabeth Williams)

Reporter(s):
Kuralt, Charles;
Schlesinger, Richard;
Williams, Elizabeth
Duration:
00:03:30

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