Description: Episode #16 OBD: 1964-01-20 TRT: 30 min Description: The various methods and devices used by cigarette smokers to break the habit are examined on “At Issue.” During this fascinating half-hour program of the weekly National Educational Television series, “At Issue” follows the progress of smokers participating in the National Health Foundation’s crash program designed to help persons five up cigarettes. “How to Stop Smoking” visits with students from an east side New York City vocational school, where former teenage smokers have started a non-smokers club for students. Eminent medical authorities also comment about the success of the different methods for breaking the cigarette habit. The guests are Elman J. Folkenberg, Seventh Day Adventist lay leader, whose church conducts the foundation’s program; Dr. M. Powell Lawton, Philadelphia psychologist; William Capitman of the Center for Research in Marketing, New York City; Dr. Martin L. Levin, chief of the Department of Epidemiology at Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, New York; Dr. Clifton Read, Vice President of Public Education-Information, American Cancer Society; Dr. Borje Ejup, Research Associate, Cornell University Medical Project, Neurovascular Clinic on Stopping of Smoking. “At Issue” is broadcast across the country on the National Educational Television network of nearly 80 affiliated non-commercial stations. The executive producer is Alvin Perlmutter. The producer is Leonard Zweig.
Keywords: women's rights
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