FORA.tv Speaker - John A. Farrell
John Aloysius Farrell is a congressional correspondent for National Journal. After graduating from the University of Virginia, he embarked on an award-winning career as a newspaperman, most notably for The Denver Post and The Boston Globe. He has covered every presidential campaign since 1976 and
has reported on two wars as well as the troubles in Northern Ireland. In 1990, Mr. Farrell moved to Washington to report for The Boston Globe, serving as White House correspondent and Washington
editor, among other assignments. He has also driven an ice cream truck, shined shoes, waited tables, cared for animals in a medical laboratory, worked construction, labored on an Israel kibbutz, and served as a gallery guard at the Masters golf tournament. In 2001, he published Tip O’Neill and the
Democratic Century, a biography of the late Speaker of the House, and in 2011 he authored Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned, a biography of the great American defense lawyer.
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