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Nightline #647306

ABC Special for Wednesday, Jun 24, 1992

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  • Live discussion with Ted Koppel (ABC), Salomom Brothers tobacco analyst Diana Temple, Rep. Mike Synar, and Rep. Richard Durbin re: the tobacco industry's efforts to avoid legal liability for deaths caused by cigarette smoking.
  • Taped segment with Jeff Greenfield (ABC), Law Professor Laurence Tribe, Liggett Group attorney Jim Kearney, Richard Samp of the Washington Legal Foundation, John Banzhaf of Action on Smoking and Health, and Richard Daynard of the Tobacco Products Liability Project.
  • Correction by Koppel of a statement made re: former Assistant Defense Secretary Elliott Abrams during last night's "Nightline" about his role in the Iran-Contra scandal.

  • Reporter(s):
    Koppel, Ted (ABC);
    Greenfield, Jeff (ABC)

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