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Author Archives: C. Fraser Smith

C. Fraser Smith's column appears on Fridays.

C. Fraser Smith: Learning to work in a damaged world

My first real newspaper story would be a presidential assassination: total immersion with all the drama of deadlines and death. Editors at The Jersey Journal in Jersey City, N.J., sent me out to ask people how John F. Kennedy’s death affected them personally.

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C. Fraser Smith: Flashers on for Gansler’s campaign

Is this a dead man walking or what? Dead, that is, as a candidate for governor. Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler may have been thrust into that status as he tried to deflect questions raised about Maryland State Police assigned to protect him — from himself, it seemed.

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