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Lexington, Mississippi / Tobacco Trial #558791

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 19, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Lexington, Mississippi: Kenley Jones) Scenes shown of Nathan Horton while living; details given. Horton reported claiming Pall Mall cigarettes responsible for painful death. [HORTON - describes pain in video deposition prior to death.] Widow Ella Mae Horton reported seeking millions in damages from American Tobacco Company Suit's claims discussed. [Ex-pres. American Tobacco Company Robert HYMEN - says in video deposition that smoking doesn't cause cancer.] [Tobacco liability project spokesperson Richard DAYNARD - describes tobacco industry's stance.] Jurors' socioecon. backgrounds discussed. Mississippi law outlined. Horton quoted. (Artist: Eleanor Dixon)

Brokaw, Tom;
Jones, Kenley

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