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October 12, 2008
Lynette Clemetson
Managing Editor, The Root
Lynette Clemetson BIO:
· Managing Editor of the TheRoot.com

· Newsweek Magazine, National and International Correspondent
· New York Times, Domestic Correspondent

· BA in English Writing, University of Pittsburgh, 1990
· MA in East Asian Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 1994

· Originally from Springfield, Ohio
· Speaks Mandarin Chinese
· Married & lives in Washington, DC

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Info: Our guest is Lynette Clemetson, Managing Editor of The Root. The Root is a website of news and commentary about politics, social issues, and the arts. It is geared toward an African-American audience. It was started earlier this year by The Washington Post Company. The Editor-in-Chief is Henry Louis Gates, Jr. of Harvard University. Lynette Clemetson has also written for Newsweek, The New York Times and other publications.

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