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In Depth (Tobacco Company / Lawsuits / Heep / China) #612695

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 30, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New Orleans: Bob Kur) The latest in the war against big tobacco companies featured; details given of Patsy Heep's turning over of her former fiance's tobacco-related documents to the Justice Department. [HEEP - talks bout the documents that prove tobacco companies manipulated nicotine levels; says the tobacco companies are trying to ruin her.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The World Health Organization's call for an international ban on tobacco company sponsored sporting events announced.

(Beijing: Lucky Severson) The problem with smoking related illness in China examined; details given of the huge number of smokers in China. [Dr R.W.K. GEE, Dr. JONG - comment.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Plans to ban smoking at the summer Olympics in Atlanta noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Kur, Bob;
Severson, Lucky

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