Book Discussion on The Cigarette Century

Allan Brandt talked about his book, The Cigarette Century: The Rise, Fall, and Deadly Persistence of the Product that Defined America,… read more

Allan Brandt talked about his book, The Cigarette Century: The Rise, Fall, and Deadly Persistence of the Product that Defined America, published by Basic Books. He described the life of the cigarette, a product that throughout its history has gained great social and political presence. From the fields of agriculture, medicine, and mass marketing to the halls of Congress the cigarette has become a greatly debated part of the lives of smokers and non-smokers alike. He showed slides of charts and photographs from his book. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on The Cigarette Century

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Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
First Aired:
Apr 7, 2007
Last Aired:
Apr 2, 2008

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  • Apr 07, 2007 | 11:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 2007 | 4:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 07, 2007 | 4:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 09, 2007 | 3:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 01, 2008 | 11:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2008 | 5:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2008 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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