Portraits of Power
Abe Zaidan has been a professional journalist and freelance writer for more than forty years. He was the Ohio correspondent for the Washington Post, as well as a political columnist at the Akron Beacon Journal. Zaidan was part of the Akron Beacon Journal's team that covered the May 4 shootings at Kent State University in 1970, and his articles helped the newspaper earn a Pulitzer Prize.
John C. Green is the director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron, as well as a distinguished professor of political science. He is a well-known analyst of national and Ohio politics.