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The Cigarette: A Political History

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Tobacco is the quintessential American product. From Jamestown to the Marlboro Man, the plant occupied the heart of the nation’s economy and expressed its enduring myths. In The Cigarette, professor Sarah Milov discusses the untold political story of the rise and fall of the most controversial consumer product in American history.   

A book signing follows the program.



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