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                           RJR NABISCO HOLDINGS CORP.
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                                BROOKE GROUP LTD.
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                              Contact:   George Sard/Anna Cordasco/Paul Caminiti
                                         Sard Verbinnen & Co

                      FOR RJR NABISCO'S 1996 ANNUAL MEETING


     MIAMI, FL, November 21, 1995 -- Brooke Group Ltd. (NYSE: BGL) announced
today that it has proposed a new slate of directors to replace the existing RJR
Nabisco (NYSE: RN) Board at the 1996 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The Board
proposed by Brooke would be committed to effecting an immediate tax-free spinoff
of the Nabisco (NYSE: NA) food business to RJR Nabisco shareholders.

     Brooke Group previously announced that it has entered into a binding
agreement with Carl Icahn who has agreed to support Brooke's efforts. Brooke and
its affiliates and Icahn together currently hold approximately 13 million RJR
Nabisco shares or 4.8% of the Company's outstanding stock.

     Brooke Group previously announced that it has filed preliminary consent
solicitation materials with the Securities and Exchange Commission asking fellow
shareholders to support an immediate spinoff of Nabisco to RJR Nabisco
shareholders and to rescind, among others, a by-law change the RJR Nabisco Board
recently made in secrecy that eliminated the previous right of shareholders to
call special meetings. Brooke intends to begin soliciting consents from RJR
Nabisco shareholders as soon as it clears SEC comments on its solicitation

     Brooke Group has proposed the following nine candidates for the RJR Nabisco

     Arnold I. Burns, 65, a Senior Partner at Proskauer Rose Goetz & Mendelsohn,
a New York law firm. Burns was the Associate Attorney General at the United
States Department of Justice in 1986 and the Deputy Attorney General from 1986
to 1988. Prior to joining the Justice Department, Burns practiced law at the
firm of Burns Summit Rovins & Feldesman, where he was a founding partner. He is
formerly Chairman and currently Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of
Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. Burns is also Vice Chairman of the Board of
Governors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.

     Rouben V. Chakalian, 59, President and Chief Executive Officer of Liggett
Group Inc., the fifth largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States,
and a wholly owned subsidiary of Brooke Group. Chakalian has been affiliated
with Liggett Group and its parent Brooke Group since 1991, when he began working
as a consultant on international cigarette markets, focusing predominantly on
the former Soviet Union. Chakalian is a seasoned tobacco industry manager who
worked for R.J. Reynolds Industries Inc. for 16 years, where he served as
Executive Vice President of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco International, among other
positions. Chakalian also worked as a Senior Vice President for the then R.J.
Reynolds wine and spirits subsidiary, Heublein Inc., which is now a subsidiary
of Grand Metropolitan PLC of Great Britain. He has also served as the Associate
Dean at San Francisco State University Business School.


     Robert L. Frome, 55, Senior Partner in Olshan Grundman Frome & Rosenzweig,
a New York law firm specializing in corporate and securities law. Frome has
published numerous articles in the New York Law Journal and other publications
on a variety of topics, including shareholders' rights, the liabilities and
remedies of officers and directors of publicly traded companies, the business
judgment rule, initial public offerings, private placements and initiatives for
small businesses. Frome currently serves on the boards of a number of companies,
including Healthcare Services Group, Inc., the nation's leading provider of
housekeeping services to long-term care facilities, and VTX Electronics, Inc., a
fabricator and distributor of cable and connectors used in computer and
communication equipment.

     Richard J. Lampen, 42, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of New
Valley Corporation, in which Brooke Group holds a substantial equity interest.
Until recently, Lampen was a Partner in Steel Hector & Davis, a law firm based
in Miami, where he served as Co-Chairman of the firm's Corporate Department.
Previously, Lampen spent six years at Salomon Brothers Inc, a leading investment
banking firm, most recently as Managing Director and a senior member of the
firm's Leveraged Finance Group. Lampen has served as a director of a number of
companies, including U.S. Can Corporation and The International Bank of Miami,
N.A., as well as a court-appointed independent director of Trump Plaza Funding,
Inc. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Epilepsy Foundation of
South Florida, the Miami Youth Museum and the University of Miami Citizens
Board. Lampen is a member of the Florida Bar and has served as Chairman of its
Securities Law Committee.

     Bennett S. LeBow, 57, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Brooke Group Ltd., a holding company which controls Liggett Group, Inc., tobacco
and real estate operations in the former Soviet Union and which holds a
substantial equity interest in New Valley Corporation. LeBow has held these
positions since June 1990 and has served as a Director of Brooke Group since
1986. He is the majority shareholder of Brooke Group. LeBow is Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer of New Valley Corporation and a Director of Liggett

     Barry W. Ridings, 43, Managing Director of Alex. Brown & Sons., a leading
investment banking firm. Ridings manages the firm's Restructuring Group and is
active in the firm's mergers and acquisitions, and public debt activities.
Ridings was previously a Managing Director of Drexel Burnham Lambert. Prior to
that, he was a limited partner at Bear Stearns & Co. Ridings serves as a
director of a number of companies, including Greenman Bros., which operates
specialty toy stores; New Valley Corporation; Norex America, a company with
interests in oil, gas and shipping; SubMicron Systems, a manufacturer of
semiconductor fabrication equipment; Telemundo Group, a Spanish-language
television network; and TransCor Waste Services Corp., a waste management


     William H. Starbuck, 61, ITT Professor of Creative Management in the Stern
School of Business at New York University. Starbuck has written extensively on a
variety of business topics, including accounting, organizational design, the
corporate environment, how organizations learn, strategic change, adaptive
design, entrepreneurship and organization, employee performance and coping with
industrial crises. He is a member of the editorial boards of numerous
publications, including the Journal of Management Inquiry, the Journal of
Management Studies, the British Journal of Management and Accounting, Management
and Information Technologies. Starbuck is a member of the Board of Governors of
the Academy of Management and is currently serving as the Academy's Vice
Chairman and Program Chair.

     Peter Strauss, 63, independent consultant in the consumer package goods
area, primarily in the tobacco and confectionery industries, where he has 37
years of experience. An expert in sales, marketing and trade relations, Strauss
previously held the position of Senior Vice President, Trade Marketing and
International Operations, at The American Tobacco Company, which was merged with
Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation, the U.S. subsidiary of B.A.T., in 1994.
While at American Tobacco, Strauss spearheaded the company's entry into the deep
discount cigarette category, in addition to reorienting the company's approach
to international markets by forming alliances with local sales and marketing
organizations through which the company's products would be sold. Strauss spent
28 years as an employee of the Culbro Corporation, a manufacturer of tobacco and
distributor of tobacco, candy and miscellaneous consumer products, where he held
a variety of positions, including Executive Vice President of General Cigar Co.,
Inc., President and Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Distribution
Services, Inc. and President and Chief Executive Officer of The Seneco Company.
In 1984, Strauss was elected into the Tobacco Industry Hall of Fame. In 1995, he
was elected Dean of Industry by the American Wholesale Marketers Association.

     Frederick W. Zuckerman, 61, Partner in the investment banking firm,
Zuckerman & Firstenberg, of which he was a founder. Zuckerman has extensive
management experience in Fortune 500 companies. He is former Vice President and
Treasurer of International Business Machines Corporation, former Senior Vice
President and Treasurer of RJR Nabisco and former Vice President and Treasurer
of Chrysler Corporation. Zuckerman played a significant role in the financial
turn-arounds of both Chrysler and IBM, during his respective tenures at those
companies. Zuckerman currently serves on the Board of a number of companies,
including the Singapore Fund, Inc., a closed-end, non-diversified management
company which invests primarily in Singapore equity securities; Japan Equity
Fund, a closed-end, non-diversified investment company which invests in equity
securities traded in Japan; Turner Corporation, the largest builder of office
buildings in the United States; NVR Inc., the largest builder of housing in the
Washington, D.C./Baltimore Metroplex area; Caere Corporation, a Silicon Valley
designer and manufacturer of optical character readers; Meditrust, a healthcare
REIT with properties throughout the United States; Olympic Financial Ltd., a
buyer, securitizer and servicer of top-end auto loans; and Anacomp Inc., an
information and image management company.

     Brooke Group is a holding company which controls Liggett Group Inc.,
tobacco and real estate operations in the former Soviet Union and has a
substantial equity interest in New Valley Corporation.


     CERTAIN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Brooke Group Ltd. ("Brooke Group") will be
soliciting consents for the proposals set forth in its Preliminary Consent
Statement currently on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The
following persons may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation by Brooke
Group: Brooke Group, BGLS Inc. ("BGLS"), Bennett S. LeBow, Andrew E. Balog, Marc
N. Bell, Robert J. Eide, Karen Eisenbud, J. Bryant Kirkland, III, Richard J.
Lampen, Howard M. Lorber, Robert M. Lundgren, Jeffrey S. Podell and Gerald E.
Sauter. Brooke Group beneficially owns 200 shares of RJR Nabisco Common Stock.
Brooke Group beneficially owns 100% of the outstanding capital stock of BGLS,
which beneficially owns 100% of outstanding capital stock of Liggett. Liggett
beneficially owns 200 shares of RJR Nabisco Common Stock and 1,000 shares of
Class A Common Stock of Nabisco Holdings Corp. In addition, BGLS directly and
indirectly owns 618,326 Class A Senior Preferred Shares, 250,885 Class B
Preferred Shares and 79,794,229 Common Shares, or approximately 56% of the
outstanding Class A Senior Preferred Shares, 9% of the Class B Preferred Shares
and 42% of the Common Shares, of New Valley Corporation, which owns all of the
outstanding capital stock of ALKI Corp., which beneficially owns 4,892,550
shares of RJR Nabisco Common Stock, or approximately 1.8% of the outstanding RJR
Nabisco Common Stock. Bennett S. LeBow, who is Chairman of the Board, President
and Chief Executive Officer of Brooke Group, BGLS and ALKI, may be deemed to be
the beneficial owner of 10,521,208 shares of common stock of Brooke Group, or
approximately 56.8% of Brooke Group's outstanding common stock. Mr. Lampen
currently beneficially owns 2,000 shares of RJR Nabisco Common Stock. To the
best of Brooke Group's knowledge, none of the other persons who may be deemed
participants currently own any shares of RJR Nabisco stock.