Clarence Page

Twice a week, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Clarence Page addresses the social, economic and political issues affecting Americans. Writing with passion and style, Page delivers lively commentary on today's pressing issues, such as crime, education, housing, hunger and bigotry.


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Economy, Media, Political, Social Trends


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Twice a week, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Clarence Page addresses the social, economic and political issues affecting Americans. Writing with passion and style, Page delivers lively commentary on today's pressing issues, such as crime, education, housing, hunger and bigotry.

In 1992, Page was inducted into the Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame. He is the winner of the 1989 Pulitzer Prize for commentary and was also part of the Chicago Tribune task force investigation on voter fraud that won a Pulitzer in 1973. His other awards include a 1980 Illinois UPI Award for community service for an investigative series titled "The Black Tax" and the Edward Scott Beck Award for overseas reporting of a 1976 series on the changing politics of South Africa.

Page started his journalism career after high school as a freelance writer and photographer for the Middletown (OH) Journal and Cincinnati Enquirer. He received a bachelor's degree in journalism from Ohio University in 1969, and he has received honorary doctorates from Ohio University, Columbia College in Chicago and Lake Forest (Illinois) College.

A native of Dayton, Ohio, Page currently resides in Washington, D. C. with his wife and son.

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