Pat Oliphant for July 18, 2000
The tobacco companies forced my client to become hooked on their filthy product! And by deliberate trickery, they compelled him to continue using it! ... Compelled him! They forced him to ignore all the warnings of disease and death! - Forced him! He was forced, against his will, to smoke outside, where he caught pneumonia, and was reduced to the sorry creature we see here today! That is why my client sued them for umpteen tri-trillion dollars - and won! Now, this was not about money! (Giggle) This was not ab... (giggle) Oh, jeez, I'm sorry (giggle) This was not about money (giggle giggle) Cut! Ok, take 25 - again, from the top! Makeup!