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Michael A. Robinson

Michael A. Robinson has written articles for some of the nation’s more prestigious publications. As a reporter for the Oakland Tribune, he won a reporting award for a series on a controversial biotech drug. Robinson also reported for the Detroit News, where he covered the auto industry and won awards for an investigative series on the state’s embattled workers’ compensation system.

While at the San Francisco Examiner, he was profiled in the Columbia Journalism Review for his aggressive reporting, and nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. At the Kansas City Times, Robinson served as bureau chief covering half the state of Missouri, and at American Banker newspaper, he covered Bank of America’s brush with bankruptcy and the Latin debt crisis.

He is the author of Overdrawn, the Bailout of American Savings, a critically acclaimed account of the nation’s S&L crisis. Robinson’s other writings have appeared in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, American Enterprise, and Signal magazine.

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