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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Scott Jacobs  

Pen Name: Stump Connolly

Genre: Humor And Comedy Memoir Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Jacobs lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jacobs has been a reporter, filmmaker, political consultant and community activist for 40 years. He started his career as the urban affairs reporter for ''The Chicago Sun-Times'' in 1972, leaving four years later to pursue video journalism. As an independent documentary producer, he co-founded the Center for New Television and Independent Programming Associates. His video documentaries have been seen on PBS and A & E Television and include ''True Life Video Stories'', ''Royko at The Goat'', ''Those Grede Girls'', and ''Saudi Arabia: A Complicated Ally''. Under the pseudonym Stump Connolly, he also brought his humor to the 1996, 2004 and 2008 presidential campaigns in three books: ''STUMP, a Campaign Journal ''; ''Talk's Cheap, Let's Race!''; and ''The Long Slog: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The White House''.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Contact: Dead Tree Press 2326 W. Medill Ave. Chicago, IL 60647 Telephone 1-888-767-0560 Email []

Selected Titles At Your Library

Famous ski hills in Wisconsin :
ISBN: 1879652188. OCLC Number: 866581569

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Never leave your block :
ISBN: 9781879652019. OCLC Number: 796757250

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Stump :
ISBN: 1887229035. OCLC Number: 38942798

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Talk's cheap, let's race! /
ISBN: 1879652455. OCLC Number: 66899776

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