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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  David Mendell  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: in Cincinnati, Ohio

Sites:


Illinois Connection

David Mendell now lives in Oak Park, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

David Mendell is a journalist who wrote for the Chicago Tribune until the summer of 2008. Illinois. During his time with the Tribune, Mendell has covered the Columbine High School shootings and riots in Seattle spurred by meetings of the World Trade Organization. Mendell began covering Barack Obama on a regular basis in 2003, during Obama's U.S. Senate campaign.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library

Obama: From Promise to Power
ISBN: 006173666X

Harper. 2008


Awards

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NAACP Image Awards, Obama: From Promise to Power