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1948
Professor of Politics and Accomplished Author
Fred Irwin Greenstein is best known for his contributions to the systematic study of political psychology and for its application to presidential decision-making and leadership.   He received his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1960 and did postdoctoral study at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute (1961-62). After an initial appointment at Yale (1959-62), he taught at Wesleyan University (1962-73). Greenstein settled at Princeton University in 1973 and is the director of its Program in Leadership Studies at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He has served as secretary of the American Political Science Association and is a fellow in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  His most recent books are How Presidents Test Reality (1989, with John P. Burke) and The Presidential Difference: Leadership Style from FDR to George W. Bush (2004). He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and past president of the International Society for Political Psychology.
  
1955
Dean of Faculty at Yale Law School and Former Trial Attorney for US Department of Justice
Stephen Wizner  has been a faculty member of Yale Law School since 1970.  He is currently the William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law at Yale and Dean of the Faculty of the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification.   Mr. Wizner has devoted his 43 year legal career to providing legal services (and supervising law students who provide legal services) to people living in poverty, and more recently, immigrants.  A 1959 graduate of Dartmouth College and 1963 graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, Professor Wizner served from 1963-1966 as a trial attorney with the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice; from 1966–1967 as Staff Attorney with Columbia University’s Center on Social Welfare Policy and Law; and from 1967–1970 as Managing Attorney with MFY Legal Services, Inc., New York.  Professor Wizner is the recipient of many awards and author of numerous articles on advocacy and legal education.  He has been an examiner for the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 1981 and an NBTA Board member since 1987. 
  
1956

Internationally Acclaimed Jazz Pianist/Composer Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco Psychiatrist in Private Practice
 

Denny Zeitlin has recorded over thirty critically acclaimed albums; twice won first place in the Down Beat International Jazz Critics Poll; written original music for Sesame Street; and appeared on network TV, including the Tonight Show and CBS Sunday Morning.  He is currently a psychiatrist in private practice and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco.  He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Illinois in 1960 and received his M.D. from Johns Hopkins in 1964.  His first series of records appeared on the Columbia label in the mid and late 60’s and were received with critical acclaim and international exposure.  Pioneering in the integration of jazz, electronics, classical and rock in the early 70’s, he composed the 1978 electronic-acoustic symphonic score for Invasion of the Body Snatchers.  The Los Angeles Times has named Denny Zeitlin “the jazz world’s most visible Renaissance man – a full time practicing psychiatrist, a medical school teacher, and a world class jazz musician.”
  
1964
Artist
Christina Ramberg is a significant figure in the history of Chicago painting. She first exhibited in the late 1960s with the Imagists and “Hairy Who.” Christina never identified herself with this group but shared their affinity for flat, unmodulated surfaces and stylized figuration.  She is known for her iconic paintings of the anonymous female figure.  Christina abandoned painting for quilt making in the early 1980s. She eventually returned to her original medium in which the figure assumes an abstract, diagrammatic form. Christina’s paintings and drawings have become part of the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Smithsonian Institute, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.  
  
1966
Chief Investigative Correspondent ABC News
Brian began his career as Shoreline Editor at Highland Park High School; today he is one of the most honored and respected journalists in the country.  The "Brian Ross Investigates" series focuses on a wide range of investigative topics including terrorism, business corruption, criminal fraud and political scandals.  Brian’s investigative reports have won five Alfred I. DuPont – Columbia University Awards, four Peabody Awards, and five awards from the Overseas Press Club, an Outstanding International Investigative Reporting Award by the Center for Public Integrity, Sigma Delta Chi Award, multiple National Headliner Awards, and nine Emmy Awards.  Brian is also a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Iowa.
  
1968
Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone and Undersecretary General of the United Nations
Before he was appointed a distinguished visiting professor of law at Syracuse University College of Law, David Crane served over thirty years in the federal government of the United States.  He held the position of Senior Inspector General in the Department of Defense, Assistant General Counsel of the Defense Intelligence Agency, and Waldemar A. Solf Professor of International Law at the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s School.  His numerous awards include the Intelligence Community Gold Seal Medallion, the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Medal, and the Legion of Merit.  In 2005, he was awarded the Medal of Merit from Ohio University and the Distinguished Service Award from Syracuse University College of Law for his work in West Africa where the Civil Society Organizations of Sierra Leone made him a Paramount Chief.  In 2006, Syracuse University awarded Professor Crane the George Arents Pioneer Medal, the highest honor bestowed by Syracuse to a graduate, for his work in Sierra Leone.
  
1973
Actor and Director
Jeff Perry is a co-founder of Chicago’s prestigious Steppenwolf Theatre Company.  Jeff has appeared in over thirty-nine Steppenwolf productions.  He has served as Steppenwolf’s Artistic Director and currently serves on the Executive Artistic Board.  His theater credits include appearances on Broadway, at the Kennedy Center, and in London’s West End.  He has appeared in numerous television series including Frasier, Grey’s Anatomy, Law and Order, and CSI as well as a regular role on Nash Bridges. He continues to act and direct, and has returned to teach at the School at Steppenwolf every summer since its inception in 1998.
  
1901
General, U.S. Army
General Wainwright graduated from West Point in 1906. He  served as the Senior Field Commander of the U.S. and Filipino forces under Douglas MacArthur in 1940. In 1942, the U.S. forces on the Philippine Islands surrendered to the Japanese, and General Wainwright was a prisoner of war for three years.  After his release, he was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1945.
  
1906
Major General, U.S. Army Air Force
General Bradley graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1910.  He served in a variety of significant leadership capacities during his career.  Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1920-1940, including duty as Commandant, Air Service Observation and Communications School, 1920-1921, and participant in Pulitzer Air Races, 1922; he was successively Commander, 3rd Bombardment Wing and III Bombardment Command, 1941-1942; Commanding General, First Air Force, March-July 1942; Minister to Russia, August-December 1942; Air Inspector, Headquarters, U.S. Army Air Force Headquarters, 1943. 
  
1941
Admiral, United States Navy
Admiral Turner was the Valedictorian, Student Council President, and speaker at the 1941 commencement ceremonies at HPHS. He attended Amherst College and the U.S. Naval Academy. He became one of the earliest Naval Academy graduates to receive a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University. In 1975, Admiral Turner was promoted to the rank of Admiral, Commander-in-Chief of NATO’s Southern Flank, and was appointed as Central Intelligence Agency Director in 1977. Admiral Turner has authored three books, was awarded the National Security Medal in 1981, and was recognized as a Senior Research Fellow at the Nobel Peace Institute in Oslo. In addition, Stansfield was an outstanding football player at the Naval Academy.
  
1948
Screenwriter, Novelist, Playwright
William Goldman is recognized as a premier screenwriter, novelist, non-fiction writer, and playwright in America. He was awarded an Oscar for Best Screenplay in 1970 for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and in 1977 for All the President’s Men. He has also written The Princess Bride, Marathon Man, The Stepford Wives, Harper, No Way to Treat a Lady, Masquerade, Soldier in the Rain and many other outstanding works.
  
1959
Newscaster/Reporter
Eric was the editor of Shoreline in his senior year and graduated with a degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri in 1963. Over the course of a forty year career in radio and television, he covered every presidential campaign from 1972—2000. He served as the CBS correspondent in Washington from 1981—2002 when he retired. Mr. Engberg covered a wide range of government policy and national security stories, including the Iran-Contra scandal, the destruction of the Challenger Space Shuttle, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the Middle East Crisis. He is regarded as the pioneer of investigative reporting.
  
1959
Poet and Editor
Susan has served as the editor of TriQuarterly, a not-for-profit national literary magazine published three times a year at Northwestern University. The magazine was founded in 1958 and features fiction, poetry, literary essays, and graphic art. TriQuarterly is regarded as the preeminent journal of literary fiction in the country. Among the many prestigious awards for her work, Susan has received the Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Poetry, the Chicago Tribune “Best Book of the Year,” Poetry Magazine’s George Kent Prize, the Illinois Arts Council Fellowship in Poetry, and Pushcart Prizes in Poetry. Some of her most notable works are: Self/Pity, Mother in Summer, Holiday, Confession, Incontinence, Harriet Rubin’s Mother’s Wooden Hand.
  
1968
Activist for Peace, Women's Rights, and Workders' Rights
After leaving Highland Park High School, Karen became a political and social activist on behalf of peace, women’s rights, and workers’ rights.  She helped to build 9to5, the National Association of Working Women.  The movie 9 to 5 was based on the premise of a need for women’s representation in the work place.  Karen was nominated by President Clinton and confirmed by the Senate as the director of the Women’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor.  She is helping to build a new organization, Working America, for people who do not have the benefit of representation on the job.               
  
1974
Actor/Director
Gary became a founding member of Chicago’s influential Steppenwolf Theatre Company at age nineteen.  He has created a prolific and well-defined career as an actor and director.  His performance as Lt. Dan in Forrest Gump is only one of his brilliant works, garnering him an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.  Gary starred in Apollo 13, Truman, and George Wallace, in which he won an Emmy for his performance as George Wallace.
  
1976
Astronaut/NASA Chief Scientist
Mr. Grunsfeld received his B.S. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1980 and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1984 and 1988 respectively.  As a veteran of four space flights, he logged forty-five days in orbit on missions that included Astro-2 Endeavor, Atlantis, Discovery, and Columbia.  Mr. Grunsfeld has also served as the Chief Scientist for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  He designed a robot to be launched in 2007 that extends the life of the Hubble Telescope from three to eight years.        
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