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

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

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

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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. 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.

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.