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Florida / Tobacco Trial #436154

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jul 14, 2000
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The record 145 billion lawsuit settlement against the tobacco industry noted; figures per tobacco company outlined on screen.

(Miami: John Zarrella) The civil trial in Miami against the tobacco industry reviewed; scenes shown from the courtroom; details given of the jury ruling. [Plaintiff ATTORNEY, RJR Tobacco CEO Andrew SCHINDLER - argue.] [Tobacco industry attorney Jordan SMITH - talks about individual responsibility.] [Plaintiff Frank AMODEO - talks about smoking.] The class action section of the trial reviewed. [On videotape, plaintiff Angie DELLA VECCHIA - answers questions about her lung cancer.] [Brown and Williamson CEO Nicholas BROOKES - apologizes.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced. {Note: audio difficulty in Miami report.}

(Miami: Susan Candiotti) The response to the verdict in the two-year long trial examined; scenes shown from the courtroom of people congratulating each other. [Plaintiffs' attorney Stanley ROSENBLATT - says the case was never about money.] [Philip Morris attorney Dan WEBB - says he thinks the case will be reversed on appeal.] [AMODEO - comments.]

Candiotti, Susan;
Woodruff, Judy;
Zarrella, John

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