A tobacco fortune for a cancer cure

Cohen, Gary
March 1994
U.S. News & World Report;3/7/94, Vol. 116 Issue 9, p21
Focuses on Mary Lasker, America's leading crusader against cancer, who has died at the age of 93. How much of the money she used to fight the disease came from the cigarette; How husband Albert Lasker. an advertising genius, boosted sales for American Tobacco Co.; Albert's 1952 cancer death; Sale of several paintings to give money to cancer research.


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