An analysis by Matt Isaacs on why the bankruptcy scenario would be a disaster
not only for the tobacco industry but for shareholders, pension fund holders
and the Medicaid lawsuits' plaintiffs.
The board of directors for Philip Morris Companies, RJR Nabisco Holdings
Corporation, BAT, Lowes Corporation, UST and Liggett Group.
A rundown of the tobacco companies involved in the
June 1997 national settlement resolution, including their market share, other
businesses owned; number of employees, and sales and profits for 1996.
the criminal probe .
will there be a deal? .
a look at the depositions .
big tobacco - what's at stake .
links & readings .
tapes & transcripts .
frontline online .
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