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NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 14, 2000
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Kur) The record 145 billion settlement in Florida against the tobacco industry featured. [Smokers' lawyer Stanley ROSENBLATT - comments.] [In court, Philip Morris attorney Dan WEBB - says the settlement amount will destroy the tobacco companies.] [During trial, Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corporation Nicholas BROOKS - offers an apology.] [Anti-tobacco activist Matthew MYERS - says the tobacco industry didn't anticipate the outcome.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia: Dan Abrams) The possible legal effect of the lawsuit settlement and expectation that the tobacco company will appeal and seek a reduced settlement reported.

Abrams, Dan;
Kur, Bob;
Williams, Brian

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