Dr. James Watson

Dr. James Watson

The Nobel Scientist  Dr. James Watson helped to unravel the structure of DNA, a feat so stunning that it is considered by most experts as the greatest scientific achievement of the 20th century. Next up for Dr. Watson is a cure for cancer, and he believes he once again holds the key to that extraordinary breakthrough. And who can doubt him? At 82, he is as committed and hardworking a scientist...

More
Maureen O'Hara

Maureen O’Hara

Star of the Silver Screen  As Mary Kate Danaher in John Ford’s classic film The Quiet Man, Maureen O’Hara has engaged the hearts of viewers the world over for over five decades. Born Maureen Fitzsimons on August 17, 1921 in Ranelagh, Co. Dublin, O’Hara was one of several actors and singers in the family. Her mother was an actress and singer who performed on stage in Dublin,...

More
Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith

Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith

Activist, Humanitarian and Diplomat  Often referred to as the shy Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith has quietly blazed her own trail while still holding true to the family legacy of public service. The last of the Kennedy siblings still living, Kennedy Smith has devoted her life to advocating for the disabled and working towards peace in Northern Ireland. In 1993, President Bill Clinton appointed...

More
Denis Kelleher

Denis Kelleher

The Wall Street Success Story  Denis Kelleher is founder and CEO of Wall Street Access. Since 1981, Wall Street Access has combined an independent, entrepreneurial culture with a powerful platform to build and operate a diverse set of successful financial services businesses. Kelleher, the son of a shoemaker, left his native Kerry in 1958 and landed on Wall Street as a messenger boy with Merrill...

More
Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark

The Queen of Suspense  “As the parade goes up Fifth Avenue I will be thinking of the father who came over with five pounds in his pocket and who died when I was only eleven, the mother who encouraged my dreams of being a writer by treating every word I wrote as though it was scripted by the angels.” Known as the “Queen of Suspense,” Mary Higgins Clark is one of America’s premier...

More