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The Skinny On SilicaAfter weeks of immersing myself in documents about silica lawsuits, I received yet another package to sift through. This one, from a media relations firm representing tort reformers, included an odd item a video called “Stop Silicosis Now.”

Popping it into my VCR, I discovered that this video in glorious black and white dated back to 1938. Put together by the Department of Labor, it warned of dangers of breathing deadly silica dust.

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