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C. Everett Koop discusses proposed cigarette tax increase

February 25, 2013 | 6:38 p.m. CST
In this May 12, 1997, file photo, former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop discusses the proposed increase of the New Hampshire cigarette tax at the governor's office in the State House in Concord, N.H. Koop, who raised the profile of the surgeon general by riveting America's attention on the then-emerging disease known as AIDS and by railing against smoking, died Monday in Hanover, N.H. He was 96.

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