NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 12, 1973
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(Studio) Americans change thoughts considerably with regard to cigarette smoking.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(No location given) [Former Surgeon General Dr. Jess STEINFELD - states smoking harmful to smoker and nonsmoker.] [Entertainer Vicki CARR - requests smokers not light cigarettes during her performance.] Smoke from idle cigarette more poisonous than smoke inhaled by smoker. [Mrs. Betty CARNES - believes nonsmokers should speak out for rights.] New smoking law passed in Arizona after Mrs. Carnes' action. Restaurant owner Leonard MONTI - states rooms set aside for nonsmokers have worked well. Nonsmokers thankful.] [Restaurant manager Peter WALKER - says positive reaction from smokers received Don't feel others rights are infringed upon.] Hotels begin setting aside entire floors for nonsmokers. Nightclubs now take action; nonsmoking sections set aside. [Vicki CARR - wants to protect her life and career.]
REPORTER: Jack Perkins
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