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Smoking #90061

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 23, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Surgeon General South Everett Koop's latest report on smoking examined; status of smoking in United States outlined. [MAN - recalls smoking as teenager.] 1964 warning about dangers of cigarette smoking recalled; new warning label approved by Congress listed on screen. Est. United States death toll last year believed linked to cigarette smoking mentioned. [KOOP - feels cigarettes are nation's greatest health risk.] Incr. in United States tobacco industry described. [Walter MONDALE - explains his position on smoking and tobacco industry] Public bans on smoking and cigarette advertisement reviewed. [San Francisco supervisor Nancy WALKER - feels smoking abuses civil rights.]
REPORTER: George Strait

Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George

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