Gene Hoots

Going Down Tobacco Road

In this episode 208, we visit with Gene Hoots, author of Going Down Tobacco Road: R.J. Reynolds’ Tobacco Empire: The Gold Leaf and North Carolina. Using his twenty­–one years of experience working for the tobacco empire, financial analyst Gene Hoots details the rise and fall of R.J. Reynolds.

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