NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 10, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(New York: Dawn Fratangelo) The decision of many smokers to quit after ABC News anchor Peter Jennings died from lung cancer 3 days ago featured; testimonials quoted. [Last April, JENNINGS – says he was a smoker.] [Smoker Nikos FOTINOPOLOS- says this is the time to do it now.] [American Lung Assn. John KIRKWOOD- notes the increase in membership since Jennings’ death.] [American Institute of Philanthropy Daniel BOROCHOFF- comments on the increase in giving after tragedy befalls a celebrity.]
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