Rick Stoddard is an anti-smoking activist who is mainly recognized for his 2001 SuperBowl commercial detailing his wife's death from lung cancer allegedly caused by cigarette smoking at the age of 46. Most Americans will remember this commercial for its proclamation 'I guess I never thought of 23 as middle aged.' Since then Rick has become a prolific campaigner, speaking about the dangers of tobacco use and the various marketing tactics employed by the tobacco industry. Wikipedia*
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Rick Stoddard has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2008 Interview as an Associate Producer for the White House Project of C-SPAN. The year with the most videos was 2011 with five videos. Most common tag: Homelessness.