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Tobacco Industry Answers Fraud Charges

In the second day of a federal racketeering trial, Tobacco company lawyers argue that company executives had made mistakes in how they portrayed the health effects of smoking but it did not amount to fraud. NPR's Libby Lewis reports.

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Libby Lewis is an award-winning reporter on the National Desk whose pieces on issues of law, society, criminal justice, the military and social policy can be heard on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Day to Day, Weekend Edition Saturday, and other NPR shows.
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