International clown symposium

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This article is part of the Tobacco portal on Sourcewatch funded from 2006 - 2009 by the American Legacy Foundation.

Philip Morris (PM) patronizes many groups in order to curry favor and create a good impression of its corporate self. This document shows the activities of PM's media relations department in 1991. It seems routine enough; it shows PM's Media Relations Department hard at work scheduling brunches for members of the media, arranging to host a dinner for the National Newspaper Association, pitching stories to the media about PM's involvement in a Summer Jobs for Youth program ... and arranging to host an international clown symposium!

Quote from the document:

Meetings with Cultural Affairs: We have met with cultural affairs to discuss upcoming projects such as the international clown symposium and kick-off announcement in New York ...

Title Media Relations Activity Report - 910400
Date 19910000/E
Type Report
Bates 2047319318/9320
Collection Philip Morris
Pages 3

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