“Cigarette smoking is a health hazard of sufficient importance in the United States to warrant appropriate remedial action.”

-Luther Terry, 1964
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Clearing the Air: Act Up Against Tobacco Sponsorship of the Arts or Study It to Death?

Clearing the Air: Act Up Against Tobacco Sponsorship of the Arts or Study It to Death?

In this entry, Dr. Blum describes the time he was asked to sit on a panel for a research grant to study tobacco company sponsorship of the arts. Click Here for Audio

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Clearing the Air: Philip Morris Sponsors the Arts Sweatshirt

Clearing the Air: Philip Morris Sponsors the Arts Sweatshirt

This time, Dr. Blum relates the story of how he acquired the “Philip Morris Fund for the Arts” sweatshirt. Click Here for Audio

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Clearing the Air: Philip Morris Sponsorships of the Arts

Clearing the Air: Philip Morris Sponsorships of the Arts

In this entry, Dr. Blum discusses Philip Morris’ sponsorship of the arts, and their excellence at shaping their corporate image. Click Here for Audio

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Clearing the Air: Overview of the Newspaper Collection

Clearing the Air: Overview of the Newspaper Collection

Here, Dr. Blum discusses the purpose and value of the CSTS Newspaper Headlines Collection. Click Here for Audio Click Here for the Newspaper Collection Finding Aid

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Clearing the Air: Dr. Alton Ochsner, Medical Great

Clearing the Air: Dr. Alton Ochsner, Medical Great

In this entry, Dr. Blum discusses one of the pioneering greats of the medical study of tobacco. Click Here for Audio

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Clearing the Air: The AAFP, Dr. Koop, and Tar Wars

Clearing the Air: The AAFP, Dr. Koop, and Tar Wars

In this entry, Dr. Blum discusses DOC’s history with the AAFP, Dr. Koop, and the funding of DOC efforts and former DOC programs. Click Here for Audio

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Clearing the Air: Sir George Godber

Clearing the Air: Sir George Godber

Dr. Blum discusses the work and quality of Sir George Godber. Click Here for Audio

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Clearing the Air: The AFP Editorship And Dr. Koop

Clearing the Air: The AFP Editorship And Dr. Koop

This time, Dr. Blum discusses his treatment by the board of AFP as well as the advice he received from Dr. Koop on how to respond. Click Here for Audio

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Clearing the Air: Meeting Dr. Koop

Clearing the Air: Meeting Dr. Koop

This time, Dr. Blum discusses his first meeting with Former Surgeon General, Dr. C. Everett Koop. Click Here for Audio

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Clearing the Air: Philip Morris 7-Up Bottle

Clearing the Air: Philip Morris 7-Up Bottle

This time, Dr. Blum discusses an item from the Center’s collections which epitomizes the versatility and cleverness of the tobacco industry. Click Here for Audio