Smoking in the Movies

May 11, 2004

Members will hear testimony regarding the use of tobacco in motion pictures, and whether such portrayals lead to smoking among children and adolescents. Senator Ensign will preside. Following is a tentative witness list (not necessarily in order of appearance):


Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Steven Yerrid

  • Mr. LeVar Burton

  • Dr. Madeline Dalton

  • Dr. Stan Glantz

  • Mr Jack Valenti

    Former Chairman and CEO
    Motion Picture Association of America
  • The Honorable J. Joseph Curran, Jr.

    Attorney General
    State of Maryland