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Martin Dickinson (C’71)

Vice President of Development, Environmental Law Institute Location: Wagner Alumni House Producer/Interviewer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) On Oct. 21, 1967, when Dickinson was a first-year student at Georgetown, he helped to organize and marshal the March on the Pentagon, which he calls “one of the biggest things [he’s] been a part [...]

Jim Welch (C’71, G’05)

Deputy Managing Editor, Sports, USA Today Location: Wagner Alumni House Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Welch majored in government and international relations at Georgetown in the late 60s. During his senior year, he landed a job at the National Journal, where he served as a reporter during the Watergate scandal. Here, [...]

Rev. Raymond B. Kemp

Senior Research Fellow, Woodstock Theological Center Georgetown University Location: Philodemic Room, Healy Hall, Georgetown University Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) A native Washingtonian, Father Kemp is community organizer, Catholic priest and professor. On Aug. 28, 1963, when Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have a Dream” speech, Kemp was a [...]

Michael L. Vespoli (B’68)

Former Olympian and CEO, Vespoli USA, Inc. Location: Philodemic Room, Healy Hall, Georgetown University Producer/Interviewer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Vespoli learned of Georgetown through his church. Upon his admissions rejection, he made a successful appeal to Rev. Joseph Sweeney, S.J., then director of admissions. Here, Vespoli reveals that he still has [...]

Daniel Henninger (F’68)

Deputy Editor, Editorial Page, “The Wall Street Journal” Location: Barclay Hotel, New York City, during John Carroll Weekend 2009 Producer/Interviewer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Starting out in the College, Henninger soon transferred to the School of Foreign Service where he immersed himself in studies of the Cold War, U.S. Foreign Policy [...]

Kathy Baczko (I’68)

Director, Clinton Climate Initiative, William J. Clinton Foundation Location: Wagner Alumni House Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Having lived in France as a teenager, Baczko felt right at home on Georgetown’s international campus. She believes that “Jesuit values seep into life” at Georgetown. Here, she remembers the influence of Revs. Bill [...]

The Hon. Timothy A. Chorba (C’68)

Former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore Location: Philodemic Room, Healy Hall, Georgetown University Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) In 1964, Chorba began his studies at Georgetown alongside classmate Bill Clinton (F’68). He was inspired by the Jesuit cultivation of a “love of learning.” He remembers professor William J. O’Brien and his class [...]

H.R.H. Prince Turki Al Faisal (B’68)

Former Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Kingdom (2003) and United States (2005-2006) Former Director of Saudi Arabia General Intelligence Directorate Location: Georgetown Public Policy Institute Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Here, H.R.H. Prince Turki Al Faisal reflects on his time at Georgetown in the mid-60s. He [...]

The Hon. Christopher “Kit” Ashby (F’68)

Former U.S. Ambassador to Uruguay Location: Georgetown Public Policy Institute Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Ashby remembers the turmoil and excitement of the 1960s. Because of his last name, he was housed near another freshman, Bill Clinton (F’68), in their dormitory. Their friendship grew over conversations at dinner, and both worked [...]