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Philip Hilts Author, "Smokescreen: The Truth Behind the Tobacco Industry Cover-Up" [Addison Wesley, 1996] Writer, New York Times John Schwartz Reporter, The Washington Post Last week the Justice Department brought the first criminal charges in its investigation of the tobacco industry. A bio-tech firm has pleaded guilty to conspiring to grow high-nicotine tobacco for cigarette maker Brown and Williamson. Join guest host Neal Conan for a look at the latest in tobacco news, the ongoing government investigation, and what's happened since last summer's landmark tobacco settlement ....on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.