NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 18, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Philadelphia: Robert Hager) R. J. Reynolds reported test marketing new cigarette "Uptown" in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; details given of product's aim at black Americans and resistance to that marketing strategy; scenes shown. [Health and Human Services Secretary Louis SULLIVAN - criticizes RJR for making this cigarette.] Statistical data given regarding blacks and cigarettes. [Coalition against "Uptown" Sharon SUTTON - says product will not be accepted.]
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