Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner David Kessler joins Diane to discuss his role in the effort to regulate the tobacco industry. In a new book, he describes the political, legal, and tactical aspects of this most challenging part of his tenure at the FDA.

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  • Dr. David Kessler former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration and author of "The End of Overeating"

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