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Medicine: Tobacco Industry / Sullivan #331404

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 23, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Health and Human Services Secretary Louis Sullivan quoted regarding cigarette companies' sponsorship of sporting events. Report introduced.

(Washington: Mark Phillips) Renewed controversy regarding cigarette companies and sporting events examined; details given of tobacco industry's stance on issue; scenes shown. [SULLIVAN - comments on increasing number of deaths related to cigarette smoking.] [Philip Morris spokesman Steve WEISS, tennis player Elise BURGIN - defend tobacco sponsorship.] [Anti- smoking activist Dr. Alan BLUM, WOMAN - comment on issue.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) [In Washington, SULLIVAN - comments upon corporate responsibility to people; explains effectiveness of cigarette advertising through sporting events.]

Phillips, Mark;
Rather, Dan

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