Tobacco Companies and Network Television

The House subcommittee met to investigate financial links between the tobacco companies and television networks. In particular they… read more

The House subcommittee met to investigate financial links between the tobacco companies and television networks. In particular they were concerned about cigarette logos at televised sporting events despite the 1971 Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act which banned all cigarette advertising on television and radio. The subcommittee heard testimony from television experts, representatives of the tobacco industries and Catholic nuns who were urging the tobacco companies to stop selling cigarettes by the year 2000. close

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  • Beth Bressan Vice President CBS->Broadcast Group for Program Practices
  • Carol Coston Member Sisters of the Adrian Dominican
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Tobacco Companies and Network Television

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Program ID:
13705-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 28, 1990
Last Aired:
Apr 2, 2008

Airing Details

  • Aug 28, 1990 | 3:44am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 1990 | 9:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 1990 | 2:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 1990 | 5:19am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 03, 1990 | 2:10am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 01, 2008 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2008 | 2:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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