This site deals only with the corporate corruption of science, and makes no inference about the motives or activities of individuals involved.
There are many reasons why individuals become embroiled in corporate corruption activities - from political zealotry to over-enthusiastic activism; from gullibility to greed.
Please read the OVERVIEW carefully, and make up your own mind.
Gerald H Goldhaber
Some key documents
1988 Jun 2: Statements made by Charles Whitley and David Satterfield III - appearing for TI Also Statements of Dr Raymond D Harbison and Dr Gerald H Goldhaber at the Luken Subcommittee hearing 2016240
1990 July 12: A Tobacco Institute document lists the editorial successes of a large number of the paid cash-for-comments academics and consultants. It outlines what each has done in the recent past.
Gerald Goldhaber, Associate Professor and former Chairman of the Department of Communications at State University of New York at Buffalo
7/12/90 Testimony on awareness of tobacco warnings relation to advertising bans (H.R. 5041)
1990 June: to July Brennan Dawson's report of his activities to the Tobacco Institute's Communications Committee
Chairman Henry Waxman's Subcommittee on Health and the Environment held a hearing on the "Tobacco Control and Health Protection Act." A panel comprised of Charles O Whitley, Dr. Richard Mizerski and Dr. Gerald Goldhaber testified on behalf of The Institute, addressing allegations about the purpose of tobacco advertising, marketing strategies, smoking and youth and other related matters.
Additionally, Floyd Abrams represented The Institute on a panel of First Amendment experts.