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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  David Mendell  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: in Cincinnati, Ohio


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.

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-- *NAACP Image Awards, ''Obama