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Steve Mencher
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Attended University of Chicago
Lives in Takoma Park
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This great feature first aired as a segment of AARP's terrific magazine show My Generation - Congratulations to Executive Producer David Pepper, and the two folks who made this sweet story - producer Steven Menick and editor Scott Newman — for creating TV that stands the test of time.
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Loved reading his brave and feisty essay in The New Yorker about the joys and vicissitudes of being 93. There's a link in the story below.
The game he loves has honored the man many say is its finest chronicler. On July 26, the National Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown, N.Y., presented the J.G. Taylor Spink Award to Roger Angell, for 50 years of writing about the national pastime. In The New Yorker magazine, and a number of books, Angell shared his passion for a sport he calls “the hardest game to play.” Speaking to the crowd after receiving his award, Angell was grateful: “My …
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Back from the Galápagos this weekend after two weeks - and still processing - here's something I wrote in a rush... but I enjoyed trying to capture the feeling in 750 words.
"The natural history of this archipelago is very remarkable: it seems to be a little world within itself; the greater number of its inhabitants, both vegetable and animal, being found nowhere else....
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My first post for Next Avenue from PBS. First step in a new life...
The South by Southwest Festival gives a glimpse into the future and offers six big ideas that will inform and change lives.
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The game he loves has honored the man many say is its finest chronicler. On July 26, the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., presented the J.G. Taylor Spink Award to Roger Angell, for 50 years of writing about the national pastime. In The New Yorker magazine and in a number of books, Angell shared his passion for a sport he calls “the hardest game to play.” Speaking to the crowd after receiving his award, Angell was grateful: …
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Next thing, brides and grooms will smash each other's faces into their wedding cake...
News, discoveries and … fun 1. Parents are serving “smash cakes” for youngsters to destroy at their birthday parties. (Learn more at Today) 2. About 1 in 5 Americans — some 57 million in all — live in multigenerational family households. (Learn more at AARP) 3. A Chinese woman takes her 88-year-old grandma with her to work every day, sometimes on her back. (Learn more at Daily Mail) >> Sign up for the AARP Health Newsletter  4. Beetles killed a …
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Read all about it - a new way of making coffee brings the zing to an Ethiopian bean.
Open just since February, the Washington outpost of Philadelphia's La Colombe is already making its mark. The shop's Alpha Dominche Steampunk coffee maker is the star: it takes a carefully measured...
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write, edit, make media, make change
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  • mensch media
    owner, 1990 - present
  • aarp
    multimedia editor, 1997 - present
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My dad is in the last frame of The Front.
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  • University of Chicago
    1969 - 1973
  • High School of Music and Art
    Music, 1965 - 1969
  • University of Texas at Austin
    Communication/TV, 1983 - 1985
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Theater, 1973 - 1974
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