NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 24, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Studio: Mike Jensen) Kraft, Incorporated reported attempting to prevent takeover by Philip Morris Company; details given. [Food industry analyst June PAGE - comments on situation.] Philip Morris noted reacting to decrease number of cigarette smokers. RJR Nabisco's execs. reported offering to purchase company from shareholders; Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts and Company's offer to buy RJR Nabisco mentioned. Pillsbury noted fighting off Grand Metropolitan of Great Britain; details given, scenes shown. Takeover stks. reported rising on Wall Street
(Studio: Tom Brokaw, Mike Jensen) Takeovers' impact upon United States economy noted.
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