CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 16, 1997
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.
(Atlanta: Brian Cabell) The stunning news of secret negotiations toward a legal settlement with the major tobacco companies featured; details given of a multi-billion dollar fund to be agreed to in return for protection from further lawsuits. [Senator Richard DURBIN, Minnesota attorney general Hubert HUMPHREY III, Senator Paul WELLSTONE, litigation analyst Mary ANONSON, lung cancer patient Warren BARTLETT - react to the deal and its financial impact on the industry.] The recent admission by the Liggett Group mentioned.
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