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Jack Leslie (F’76)

Chairman, Weber Shandwick Worldwide Location: Wagner Alumni House Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Leslie’s strongest memories from his time at Georgetown include professor Rev. Otto Hentz, S.J., classes in liberation theology, President Nixon’s resignation, the filming of The Exorcist and student protests, especially one that involved placing lemons in front of [...]

Norah O’Donnell (C’95, G’03)

Chief Washington Correspondent, MSNBC Location: Wagner Alumni House Producer/Interviewer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) As the chief Washington correspondent for NBC News’ 24-hour cable channel, MSNBC, Norah O’Donnell has had a front row seat to history. Washingtonian magazine has included O’Donnell in its list of Washington’s 100 most powerful women. Here, she [...]

Jessica S. Lappin (C’97)

NYC City Council Member Location: Barclay Hotel, New York City, during John Carroll Weekend 2009 Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) The school’s “international flavor” drew Lappin, a native New Yorker, to Georgetown. She appreciates the liberal arts foundation the college provided and remembers her courses in government, French and theology, with [...]

Paula Dobriansky (F’77)

Former Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, U.S. Department of State Location: Wagner Alumni House Interviewer: Scott Fleming (F’72) Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Ambassador Paula Dobriansky, the former under secretary of state for democracy and global affairs under President George W. Bush, held the position for eight years – [...]

Melinda Arons (C’98)

Chief Political Producer, ABC News’ Nightline Location: Georgetown Public Policy Institute Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Arons appreciates the caliber of the students Georgetown attracts and the network of graduates it produces. At Georgetown, she learned to “deal with important people,” which would become a necessary skill during her career in [...]

Ron Klain (C’83) and Monica D. Medina (C’83)

Ron Klain (C’83) – Former Chief of Staff to Vice President Al Gore and Presidential Campaign Manager and Chief of Staff to Vice President Joe Biden Monica D. Medina (C’83) – Former Director of Whale Conservation at the Pew Charitable Trusts Environment Group Location: Georgetown Public Policy Institute Producer/Interviewer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa [...]

Luis G. Fortuño (F’82)

Former Member of Congress, R-Puerto Rico; Governor of Puerto Rico Location: U.S. House of Representatives Recording Studio Interviewer: Scott Fleming (F’72) Producer/Editors: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) and Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) When he was in high school, Fortuño participated in a Model UN conference that was held at Georgetown. He entered the Walsh School of Foreign [...]