Class Announcements: 2015
Announcements from 2014 are here
James Baker on Public TV: Now 84, Baker was instrumental in getting three presidents elected, served in top posts for two of them, and was a central player in some of the most momentous events of the late 20th century. As White House chief-of-staff,Treasury Secretary and Secretary of State, he respectively facilitated the Reagan Revolution, negotiated the Tax Reform Act of 1986, and brought the Cold War in for a soft landing. Baker also put together the unprecedented coalition of nations that fought the first Gulf War, and he organized the Madrid Peace Conference that brought Arab nations and Israel to the table for the first time in modern history.Candid revelations from Baker and firsthand accounts from former Presidents Clinton, Carter, and Bush Sr.; former Secretaries of State Condoleezza Rice and Henry Kissinger; and journalists, authors and historians provide an eye-opening, behind-the-scenes story of power, persuasion and diplomacy at the highest levels. The film is written,directed and produced by Eric Stange with John Hesse as executive producer.
. . . And in Time Magazine in the March 30th - current - issue of Time Magazine's 10 Questions section, Jim talks with Michael Duffy of Time about current events and his career.
Posted March 23
We have recently learned of the death of John Bartholomew Lee of Freehold, NJ, on March 13, 2015. Services were held March 16th at st. Rose of Lima Cemetery in Freehold. His obituary is posted on the Memorials 2015 page.
Posted March 23
Princetoniana "Take It or Leave It” Tent
Get your paws on another alum’s unwanted Princeton memorabilia! Rather than discarding your unwanted, small Princeton collectibles and apparel, bring them to the new "Take It or Leave It” tent at Reunions [in May] so that they can be discovered by another alum or guest who will treasure them. Items not claimed by a new owner by 9:00 PM on Saturday will be disposed of. Leaving an item does not entitle giver to an acknowledgment of donation and receipts will not be given. To 9:00 PM. Sponsored by the Alumni Council Committee on Princetoniana and the Alumni Council Committee on Reunions. East Pyne, South Lawn Tent.
Mibs Southerland, Office of Alumni Affairs
posted February 17
We have recently received a letter from Andrew Grant '16, recipient of the Bruce A. Beery Scholarship.
Posted February 16