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Florida / Tobacco Trial #425032

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 10, 1998
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The outcome of the lawsuit brought against Brown and Williamson by the family of smoker Roland Maddox, who died of lung cancer, reported. [Victim's daughter/plaintiff Angela WIDDICK - reacts to the verdict.]

(White House: John King) The White House hopes that this verdict will persuade the tobacco companies to support national tobacco legislation featured; details given of the issue of using tobacco money for tax cuts. [White House aide Paul BEGALA, Senators Tom DASCHLE, John McCAIN - offer views on the tobacco war.] The obstacles to getting a tobacco bill through the House if it passes the Senate noted. What has happened to an apparent popular legislative move discussed.

Reporter(s):
King, John;
Shaw, Bernard
Duration:
00:03:30

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