Six years before Mayor Bloomberg hailed Jeffrey Wigand as a “genuine American hero” for exposing the inner workings of the tobacco industry, Mr. Bloomberg’s police commissioner, Raymond Kelly, was involved in an industry-funded investigation into Mr. Wigand’s past that was designed to demolish his credibility as a whistleblower, TheObserver has learned.
Mr. Wigand, a former Read More
Al Pacino Lights Up
If there’s one thing more dangerous to your health than smoking, it’s ratting on the cigarette industry in the media. Profound, responsible and sobering, The Insider is a complex and cinematically riveting film about one man’s courage to go public with information that blew the lid off the tobacco industry and Read More
Knowing laughter filled the Walt Disney Company’s private screening room at 500 Park Avenue. The small crowd of print and television journalists that included redheaded ABC News chairman Roone Arledge, ABC News senior producer Chris Isham and ever-youthful WNBC-TV news anchor Chuck Scarborough had caught its first glimpse of British actor Christopher Plummer playing 60 Read More