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Tuesday, July 18

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    Peraino was a journalist at Newsweek from 1999 to 2010, first as a foreign correspondent and then Middle East bureau chief, based in Jerusalem. He also covered the 2004 election for the magazine; his team won a National Magazine Award for their coverage. His work has appeared in many publications, including Foreign Policy and The Wall Street Journal. Peraino has also appeared as a guest on many TV news programs. Additionally, he is a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations and a visiting scholar at NYU’s International Relations department.
    Peraino was raised in Ridgefield, graduating from Ridgefield High School in 1994. He said he remembered the town “as an ‘open-minded, outward looking, cosmopolitan place’ that piqued his interest in the wider world” (as reported in the Ridgefield Press in 2013, link below). Peraino graduated from Northwestern University. He is married to CBS News correspondent Reena Ninan.
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  3. page Peraino, Kevin edited Biographical Information: Dates: Dates in Ridgefield: Veteran foreign correspondent turned hi…

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    Veteran foreign correspondent turned historian Kevin Peraino is the author of Lincoln in the World: The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power, published in 2013. The book is an exploration of Lincoln’s foreign policy prowess. His second book, A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949, is due out in September 2017. In it, he explores the Truman administration's response to the rise of Communist forces in China under Mao Zedong.
    Peraino was a journalist at Newsweek from 1999 to 2010, first as a foreign correspondent and then Middle East bureau chief, based in Jerusalem. He also covered the 2004 election for the magazine; his team won a National Magazine Award for their coverage. His work has appeared in many publications, including Foreign Policy and The Wall Street Journal. Peraino has also appeared as a guest on many TV news programs. Additionally, he is a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations and a visiting scholar at NYU’s International Relations department.
    Peraino was raised in Ridgefield, graduating from Ridgefield High School in 1994. He said he remembered the town “as an ‘open-minded, outward looking, cosmopolitan place’ that piqued his interest in the wider world” (as reported in the Ridgefield Press in 2013, link below). Peraino graduated from Northwestern University. He is married to CBS News correspondent Reena Ninan.
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    A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, September 2017
    Lincoln in the World: The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power, 2013
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Peraino, Ridgefield Press article, and amazon.com author page
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Friday, July 14

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    Isabella David McCaffrey is a writer and poet who published her first book of poetry, The Voices of Women, in 2016. The title is a reference to roles an actor plays; she had previously aspired to being a character actor. McCaffrey has been published in many literary journals in print and online, and she has won or been shortlisted for several prizes in poetry and fiction.
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    www.isabelladavid.com and amazon.com page
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Thursday, July 13

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  2. page Mazur, Drew edited Biographical Information: Dates: Dates in Ridgefield: Writer and songwriter Drew Mazur gradua…

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    Writer and songwriter Drew Mazur graduated from Ridgefield High School in 2008. drewisms, published in 2015, is Mazur’s first book of poems. It explores affection, youth, and acceptance. “Composed of sketches from Drew’s notebook, 35mm photography and song lyrics, drewisms is a celebration of daydreams and over 3 years of poetics,” he writes.
    Mazur received a BA in professional writing from Western Connecticut State University in 2013. While at WCSU, he was the managing editor of the student paper, The Echo.
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Tuesday, July 11

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