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Secondhand Smoke and In-flight Smoking
November 19, 1987 at 12:00 AM EDT
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On Nov. 19, 1987, Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg, a New Jersey Democrat who was a driving force behind legislation banning smoking on most U.S. flights, joined Judy Woodruff for a taping of The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour. Walker Merryman of the Tobacco Institute joins the debate.
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