Tobacco Money, Spy Animals And 'Einstein On The Beach'

So far, the tobacco industry has paid more than $100 billion to state governments as part of a settlement. While smoking is down among young people and even adults in some areas, it's still unclear where much of that money has gone. i i

So far, the tobacco industry has paid more than $100 billion to state governments as part of a settlement. While smoking is down among young people and even adults in some areas, it's still unclear where much of that money has gone. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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So far, the tobacco industry has paid more than $100 billion to state governments as part of a settlement. While smoking is down among young people and even adults in some areas, it's still unclear where much of that money has gone.

So far, the tobacco industry has paid more than $100 billion to state governments as part of a settlement. While smoking is down among young people and even adults in some areas, it's still unclear where much of that money has gone.

Carolyn Kaster/AP

In this weekend's podcast of All Things Considered, we ask what happened to over $250 billion in tobacco settlement money, listen to an epic rock ballad from the band Tenacious D, and hear the harrowing story of a doctor kidnapped in Afghanistan.

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