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Cameron McWhirter is a national reporter for The Wall Street Journal and is based in Atlanta. He has covered mass shootings, violent protests and natural disasters across the South. His latest book is "American Gun: The True Story of the AR-15." Earlier, he authored "Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America." McWhirter has reported for a variety of publications in the United States, Bosnia, Iraq and Ethiopia.
Awards: Calderwood Journalism Fellow at MacDowell, Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, Thomas J. Watson Fellow