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Congress / Smoking and Health Hearings / Tobacco Lobby #356095

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 14, 1994
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Arnot) Congressional investigation of smoking and health featured; scenes shown from the hearings where tobacco industry representatives came under attack from subcommittee members. [Representative Ron WYDEN, Lorillard, Incorporated, Andrew TISCH, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company executive James JOHNSTON, Representative Henry WAXMAN, American Tobacco Company Donald JOHNSTON, Philip Morris USA William CAMPBELL - exchange views on smoking and health-related issues, including nicotine.] The issue of cigarette advertising, such as the use of Joe Camel, to lure youngsters to smoke mentioned.

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Washington: Linda Douglass) Politics, the smoking debate and the tobacco lobby examined; statistics on tobacco campaign contributions outlined. [Anti-smoking advocate Michael PERTSCHUK - comments.] [Senator Frank LAUTENBERG - criticizes the tobacco lobby.] [In the streets, two PEOPLE - comment.]

Reporter(s):
Arnot, Bob;
Chung, Connie;
Douglass, Linda
Duration:
00:03:50

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