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The Great Smoking Debate, The American Cancer Society vs. Mr. Butts

The Great Smoking Debate, The American Cancer Society vs. Mr. Butts

Title

The Great Smoking Debate, The American Cancer Society vs. Mr. Butts

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Description

The American Cancer Society issued this pamphlet on November 19, 1992, as part of the “Great American Smokeout” event that happened annually on the third Thursday in November. Garry Trudeau (Yale B.A., 1970, M.F.A. 1973) created Mr. Butts to personify the tobacco industry in his famous Doonesbury comic strip.

Source

Image from the William Van Duyn Tobacco Advertisement Collection (Ms Coll 20), Medical Historical Library, Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library, Yale University. A finding aid describing the collection is available at http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/med.ms.0020.

Publisher

American Cancer Society

Date

1992

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Still image

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Identifier

great_smoking_debate.jpg

Citation

Garry Trudeau, American Cancer Society, “The Great Smoking Debate, The American Cancer Society vs. Mr. Butts,” Online Exhibits@Yale, accessed April 22, 2019, http://exhibits.library.yale.edu/document/8160.

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