Big Tobacco in the Big Apple

How New York City Became the Heart of the Tobacco Industry
…and Anti Smoking Activism

The Tisch Family, Lorillard and NYU

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“The Tisch Hospital Letters”

Correspondence between William Cahan, MD, and New York University (NYU) President John Brademas on the ethics of naming an NYU hospital after the head of a cigarette company
7 Days, page 9
July 12, 1989
(See also: Section 8.4 – William G. Cahan, MD)

Tisch Hospital interior

Photographic image
Tisch Hospital website
(Link)
2017

The Tisch Cancer Institute

Newspaper advertisement for cancer research institute funded by Lorillard Tobacco Company chairman
The New York Times, page A33
June 10, 2011

“Tisch Family Gives $30 Million to N.Y.U.”

Article about Lorillard Tobacco Company (Loews) chairman’s gift to medical school
The New York Times, page B1
January 25, 1989

AIDS Walk New York

Advertisement by Gay Men’s Health Crisis
Village Voice, page 8
April 27, 1999

Partnership for New York City Award to Tobacco Company Chairman Preston Robert Tisch

Newspaper advertisement
2004

“The Lorillard Legacy”

Quest, page 132
Undated

“The Power of Partnership”

Advertising insert about the success of Jonathan Tisch, co-chairman of the board of Loews Corporation and CEO of Loews Hotels
The New Yorker
2007

“NYU medical center gets $100 Million again, and again, and again”

Laudatory article about grant from tobacco company
The New York Times Upfront
Undated

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