Background Note | HBS Case Collection | September 2012 (Revised August 2013)

A Brief History of the U.S. Tobacco Industry Controversy

by Sandra J. Sucher and Henry McGee

Abstract

This history of the U.S. tobacco controversy is a reading for a class on "The Insider," a film about whistleblowing in the U.S. tobacco industry, taught in the course, The Moral Leader.

Keywords: leadership; ethics; United States;

Citation:

Sucher, Sandra J., and Henry McGee. "A Brief History of the U.S. Tobacco Industry Controversy." Harvard Business School Background Note 613-044, September 2012. (Revised August 2013.)