May 032007

Alan Brandt is Professor of the History of Medicine at Harvard University, and the author of the Cigarette Century: The Rise, Fall, and Deadly Persistence of the Product that Defined America. He joins Coy Barefoot on WINA’s Charlottesville–Right Now to recount the days when cigarettes were everywhere, including a Camel advertisement in Times Square that blew smoke. How did we go from aggressive marketing of then to today when tobacco companies have largely moved their profit targets overseas? Brandt explains in this riveting interview.

  One Response to “CRN: Recalling The Cigarette Century

  1. The cool thing is, this guy is on the Daily Show right now. Coy gets some awesome guests.

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