The Truth Behind the Tobacco Industry Cover-up

Book - 1996
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An expos of the tobacco industry chronicling R.J. Reynolds' and Brown and Williamson's deceitful marketing and manufacturing practices. Hilts, the journalist who broke the Brown and Williamson tobacco papers story, inflames his subject with details of how the industry markets to children, the reticence of Congress to vote against tobacco interests, the dangerous practices of cigarette manufacturing (just about everything but tobacco), and profiles of now famous whistle blowers, Jeffrey Wigand and Merrell Williams. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., 1996.
ISBN: 9780201488364
Characteristics: 253 p., [8] p. of plates :,ill. ;,24 cm.
Alternative Title: Smoke screen


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