Craig R. Smith

Craig R. Smith was a student and colleague of Macksoud’s before Smith started his own teaching career which took him San Diego State University, the University of Virginia, the University of Alabama Birmingham, and finally to California State University, Long Beach.  In between these academic positions, Smith served as a full-time speechwriter to President Gerald Ford (1976) and Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca (1982).  He also served as a consultant to CBS News for convention, election, and Inaurgural coverage.  Currently, along with being Chair of the Department of Film and Electronic Arts at California State University, Long Beach, he directs its Center for First Amendment Studies.


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