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Lowell Bergman on Why Mike Wallace Really Hated 'The Insider' (Exclusive)

Mike Wallace hated Michael Mann's "The Insider" complaining that the film took too many dramatic liberties with the story of CBS' decision not to air a "60 Minutes" segment on tobacco whistleblower Jeffrey Wigand over fears of a lawsuit.
TheWrap.com
added May 15, 2012 01:53
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[Puerto Rico] CORRESPONDENCE Kool Customer | by Hunter S. Thompson

There are god knows how many cigarette machines in San Juan, and in only three of them can I find king-size Kools. This is working a tremendous hardship on me, and I’m writing you in hopes that you’ll do something about it. I’m quite willing to do my p
The Paris Review
added Jul 21, 2016 16:01
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Tobacco Turncoat Merrell Williams Jr. Dies at 72

Mr. Williams, who died Nov. 18 at age 72 after a heart attack, said he gave up smoking after reading the documents, which were used to show that tobacco executives knew that cigarettes were addictive and caused cancer, and that the companies marketed cig
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 26, 2013 23:18
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[Mississippi] Merrell Williams Jr., Paralegal Who Bared Big Tobacco, Dies at 72

Merrell Williams Jr., a former paralegal who leaked mountains of internal documents of the Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company in 1994, fueling lawsuits that resulted in an industry payout of billions of dollars to pay smokers’ medical bills, died on Nov.
New York Times
added Nov 26, 2013 23:15
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RJ Reynolds Can't Escape Anti-Smoking Ad Order In DC Circ. ($$)

Reynolds must run two sets of corrective television commercials detailing the health consequences of smoking, one for itself and one for a now-dissolved company it previously acquired, the D.C. Circuit affirmed Tuesday, concluding a lower court did not ov
Law360
added Nov 2, 2016 07:32
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ARCHIVE: Lowell Bergman on Why Mike Wallace Really Hated ‘The Insider’ (Exclusive)

Mike Wallace hated Michael Mann's "The Insider" complaining that the film took too many dramatic liberties with the story of CBS' decision not to air a "60 Minutes" segment on tobacco whistleblower Jeffrey Wigand over fears of a lawsuit.
TheWrap.com
added Nov 27, 2015 23:47
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USA v. MO APPEAL: BRIEF FOR THE INTERVENORS, Mar 31, 2016

It is far too late for RJR to seek relief from its obligations under the 2006 Remedial Order, including its responsibility to run a set of television advertisements as the corporate successor to B&W....The district court did not abuse its discretion in d
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 31, 2016 22:52
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[Missouri] LINCOLN SMITH, ET AL. v. BROWN & WILLIAMSON TOBACCO (PDF)

The wrongful death action against B&W was filed long before the transaction between B&W and R.J. Reynolds. Any reasonable due diligence would have revealed to R.J. Reynolds the exposure to potential punitive damages posed by the present action against B&
The Missouri Judiciary
added Oct 3, 2012 16:09
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[Missouri] MATTERN VS BROWN AND WILLIAMSON TOBACCO

St. Louis City Circuit Court / Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit
added Dec 16, 2005 00:00
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[Europe, USA] Court allows EU suit against Reynolds to move forward

The full membership of a federal appeals court voted 8-5 Monday to allow a European Union lawsuit to proceed against RJR Nabisco Inc....alleges Reynolds directed, managed and controlled a decade-long global money-laundering scheme with Colombian and Russ
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 13, 2015 22:46
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