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U.S. Attorney Claims Pressure on Tobacco Case

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U.S. Attorney Claims Pressure on Tobacco Case

U.S. Attorney Claims Pressure on Tobacco Case

U.S. Attorney Claims Pressure on Tobacco Case

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A key Justice Department attorney in the lawsuit against big tobacco says she was pressured by the office of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to weaken the government's case. Former federal prosecutor Sharon Eubanks talks with John Ydstie about what she says she was asked to do.

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