Individual Author Record
Name: Clarence PagePen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: 1947 in Dayton, Ohio Sites:
Illinois ConnectionPage lived in Chicago from 1969 - 1991. He is still active on the Chicago Tribune editorial board.
Biographical and Professional InformationPage is a journalist, syndicated columnist, and senior member of The Chicago Tribune editorial board.After his graduating from Ohio University in 1969, Page took a position with The Chicago Tribune. He was drafted into the military after only six months with the paper. After his military service ended in 1971, he went back to work at the Tribune. At the Chicago Tribune, Page was a reporter and assistant city editor from 1969-80. He has been a member of the editorial board and a columnist since 1984. His Tribune column became syndicated in 1987 and he moved to Washington, DC to work at the bureau of the Chicago Tribune in 1991.Page also worked at WBBM-TV, Chicago as director of community affairs from 1980-82 and as the news department reporter and planning editor from 1982-84. He also appears regularly on such television news shows as CNN's ''The McLaughlin Group'', PBS's ''MacNeil/Lehrer Report'', and ABC's ''Nightline'', and offers biweekly commentary on National Public Radio's ''Sunday Morning Edition''. Page has also been a contributor to periodicals, including ''Chicago'', ''Chicago Reader'', ''Emerge'', ''New Republic'', ''New York Newsday'', Wall Street Journal, and ''Washington Monthly''.He has received honoris causa doctorates from Columbia College Chicago and Lake Forest College in Illinois.
*''Showing My Color'', Perennial, 1997*''The African American Newspaper: Voice of Freedom'', Northwestern University Press, 2006*''Culture Worrier: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change'', Agate, 2014