NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 07, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(No location given: Bob Kur) The latest in the war against big tobacco companies featured; details given of the Florida case brought by Jean Connor, now a deceased smoker, against the RJ Reynolds tobacco company. [Jacksonville, Florida RESIDENTS - give differing opinions on smoking.] [CONNOR - says she smoked never feeling a need to quit.] [RJ Reynolds Charles BLIXT, Connor's sister Dana RAULERSON, Connor attorney Greg MAXWELL - comment.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Joe Turner's anti-tobacco crusade featured. [TURNER - talks about leaving his job on Wall Street to do something more meaningful and his new anti-smoking ad campaign featuring "Virginia Slime" and "Cancer Country."]
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