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February 17, 1983

Eugenia Zukerman is a flutist, recording artist, novelist, and journalist. Since 1980, she has been the classical music commentator for CBS News Sunday Morning. An internationally renowned flute virtuoso, she appears regularly as a soloist with major orchestras and at major music festivals around the world.

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November 18, 1982

Helen Caldicott is the president of the national organization Physicians for Social Responsibility. She is a pediatrician at the Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at Boston Children’s Hospital and a former faculty member at Harvard Medical School. One of the foremost leaders in the anti-nuclear movement, she is the author of Nuclear Madness: What You Can Do.

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October 28, 1982

Charles Kuralt is the anchorman for CBS News’ Sunday Morning and Morning with Charles Kuralt, and he hosts Dateline America on CBS Radio. He is a Peabody, Emmy, and Ernie Pyle Award-winning reporter and journalist, best known for his On the Road television series. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he worked as a reporter at the Charlotte News. Since he joined CBS in 1957, he has traveled the world as a journalist for the network.

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September 16, 1982

Dean Rusk is a professor of International Law at the University of Georgia. He served as U. S. Secretary of State from 1961-1969 under the presidencies of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. He joined the State Department in 1945 after his military service in World War II, working in the administration of Harry Truman. He is a former president of the Rockefeller Foundation and now serves as an advisor to the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency at the State Department.

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May 13, 1982

Russell Peterson is president of the National Audubon Society. Prior to this position, he served as governor of Delaware from 1969 to 1973. After leaving office, he was chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality where he led a task force to eliminate chlorofluorocarbons and helped shape environmental reviews as mandated by the National Environmental Policy Act. In his role as president of the National Audubon Society, he has fought governmental attempts to weaken environmental regulations and steered the organization to address energy policy, toxic waste, and population control.

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April 29, 1982

Martin Marty has written extensively on religion in the United States.He earned a Ph.D.  from the University of Chicago in 1956 and served as a Lutheran pastor in suburban Chicago from 1952 to 1967. He teaches at the University of Chicago Divinity School and holds the Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professorship. A prolific author, his books include Righteous Empire: The Protestant Experience in America, for which he won a National Book Award; the five-volume Fundamentalism Project, co-edited with historian R. Scott Appleby; and the biography Martin Luther. Since 1956, he has been a columnist and senior editor for The Christian Century.

 

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March 25, 1982

Barbara Gordon is an author and Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker. Her bestselling memoir, I’m Dancing as Fast as I Can, tells the story of her addiction to Valium and the difficult journey back to mental health. A film adaptation of the book, featuring Jill Clayburgh as the author, was released this year.

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February 25, 1982

Alan Page is a former professional football player and an attorney with the Minneapolis law firm of Lindquist & Vennum. He played college football at the University of Notre Dame and led the Fighting Irish to a national championship in 1966. A consensus All-American, he was a first-round selection by the Minnesota Vikings during the 1967 NFL/AFL draft. He played with the Vikings for 11 seasons, participating in all four Super Bowls in which the team appeared. During his years with the Vikings, he earned a J.D. degree from the University of Minnesota Law School.

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November 19, 1981

Rollo May is a psychoanalyst and a leader in the existential school of psychoanalysis. He is the author of numerous books, including Love and Will, The Courage to Create, and The Meaning of Anxiety. Born in Ohio, he was educated at Oberlin College, Union Theological Seminary, and Columbia University.

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October 29, 1981

Mark Hatfield has been the U.S. Senator from Oregon since 1967 and served as its governor from 1959 to 1967. He is a member of the Congressional Select Commission on Indian Affairs and is a  leader in Congressional efforts to combat world hunger, raise awareness of human rights issues, and control the arms race. He holds a master’s degree in political science from Stanford University.