Book Discussion on A Question of Intent

David Kessler talked about his book, A Question of Intent: A Great American Battle with a Deadly Industry, published by Public… read more

David Kessler talked about his book, A Question of Intent: A Great American Battle with a Deadly Industry, published by Public Affairs. He talked about how an investigation that he led of the tobacco industry by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration progressed to the classification of nicotine as a drug and the regulation of tobacco products in this country. He spoke about the investigation team’s strategy in exposing that the tobacco industry had knowledge that nicotine was an addictive substance. He also talked about the tobacco industry’s method of producing cigarettes and their marketing of tobacco products to children and nonsmokers. After his remarks he answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on A Question of Intent

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Program ID:
162668-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 3, 2001
Last Aired:
Apr 2, 2008

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  • Mar 03, 2001 | 9:52pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2001 | 3:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 10, 2001 | 2:55pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 09, 2001 | 2:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 28, 2007 | 6:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2008 | 12:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2008 | 6:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2008 | 9:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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