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Mid-20th century 'high point of smoking'

Today's guest editor David Hockney has a passion for smoking. On one wall in his house hangs a pipe rack with the words "Smoke and be Happy" inscribed underneath.

Mr Hockney asked us to look at the history of smoking with the social historian, David Kynaston.


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