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Tuesday, May 14, 1996

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  • The Cigarette Papers

    On May 12, 1994, a package containing 4000 pages of secret internal tobacco industry documents arrived at the office of Professor Stanton Glantz at the University of California. The return address said only "Mr. Butts". The documents provide a shocking inside account of the activities of Brown and Williamson over 30 years. They are now collected in a book, called The Cigarette Papers.

  • Mother Jones on Tobacco

    Mother Jones magazine has released an expose of the cigarette industry which reveals big tobacco’s deep ties to the Republican Party, as well as the industry’s strategy to defeat regulation, a strategy that includes intimidation and bribery. The special report documents the flow of money to Bob Dole (Mother Jones calls Dole "Marlboro’s Man"). Jeffrey Klein is the Editor of Mother Jones Magazine; we asked him about the role of tobacco PACS in this Election year.

  • Stanton Glantz, Cigarette Papers, part 2