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Battle discusses the internal politics of the Virginia delegation to the Democratic National Convention in 1956 and 1960; his appointment as ambassador to Australia; conflicts, both active and political, that arose in the South Pacific during his tenure as ambassador, including West New Guinea (West Irian), Malaysian independence, and the Vietnam W...
Hamill discusses the research on the link between smoking and cancer, the organization of the Advisory Committee, and the intensity of the smoking debate, among other issues.
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