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David McMunn (G’74)

President, McMunn Associates, Inc. Location: Fairmont Hotel, Washington, D.C., during John Carroll Weekend 2010 Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) A Navy intelligence officer with an interest in Arab/Middle East studies, McMunn earned a master’s degree in history from Georgetown in 1974. Ten years earlier, before matriculating, McMunn was deployed to Vietnam [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]