PAGE, Clarence. American, b. 1947. Genres: Essays. Career: Reporter and freelance writer, 1969-. Writer and photographer for Middletown Journal, Middletown, OH, and Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, OH, c. 1964; intern at Dayton Herald, Dayton, OH, late 1960s; Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL, reporter and assistant city editor, 1969-80; WBBM-TV Chicago, director of community affairs, 1980-82, news department reporter and planning editor, 1982-84; Chicago Tribune, member of editorial board and columnist, 1984-; Washington, DC, bureau of Chicago Tribune, 1991-. Frequent guest on news and talk shows. Publications: (ed. and author of intro) A Foot in Each World: Essays and Articles by Leanita McClain, 1987. Author of syndicated column for the Chicago Tribune. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Chicago Tribune, 435 North Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611, U.S.A.