Smith, Ralph Lee

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SMITH, Ralph Lee

SMITH, Ralph Lee. American, b. 1927. Genres: Public/Social administration, Medicine/Health, Music, Communications/Media. Career: Ed., National Better Business Bureau, NYC, 1954-57; freelance writer, 1958-70; Sr. Research Associate, Sloan Commission on Cable Communications, NYC, 1970-71; with Telecommunications Dept., MITRE Corp., McLean, Virginia, 1971-72; Associate Professor, School of Communications, Howard University, Washington, D.C., 1973-76; Executive, Bertman Group, 1980-83; Executive, Media General Cable, 1983-86; Public Information Director, NAHB Research Center, 1986. Publications: The Health Hucksters, 1960; The Bargain Hucksters, 1962; Getting to Know the World Health Organization, 1963; The Tarnished Badge, 1965; At Your Own Risk, 1969; The Wired Nation, 1972; Songs and Tunes of the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains, 1983; The Story of the Dulcimer, 1986; Smart House: The Coming Revolution in Housing, 1987; American Dulcimer Traditions, 1997. Address: NAHB Research Ctr, 400 Prince Georges Blvd, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-8731, U.S.A.