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Smoking / Government Campaign / Tobacco Ind. #500938

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 10, 1979
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(Studio) Preparations by government and tobacco industry to enter another battle over smoking noted. Govt.'s upcoming release on Thursday of new report on health hazards of smoking reported to be scheduled for anniversary of 1964 surgeon general's report on smoking. Tobacco Institute's pre-release statement about report mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Details of new surgeon general s report given. Tobacco industry lobbyists' report in response to alleged details of government report outlined. [Tobacco Institute spokesperson Horace KORNEGAY - comments.] [Institution spokesperson William DWYER - comments on Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Joseph Califano's antismoking campaign.]
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

(Studio) Upcoming Segment 3 report noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Mitchell, Andrea

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