1918 Flu Pandemic Speeches & Audio

Surgeon General's Report on Smoking Dangers

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Surgeon General's Report on Smoking Dangers

(2 min) tv-pg

On January 11, 1964, Luther Terry issued the first surgeon general's report on smoking and health, linking cigarette smoking with lung cancer, heart disease and emphysema. A broadcast discusses the controversy surrounding the surgeon general's report as the tobacco industry is quick to discount the study's findings.