Awards Dinner Will Honor Barbara Walters and Robert Wood Johnson IV in
WASHINGTONÂThe Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars of the Smithsonian Institution will present the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service to Barbara Walters and the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship to Robert Wood Johnson IV at a dinner to be held on May 4, 2009, at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. Lawrence Bathgate II, senior partner, Bathgate, Wegener & Wolf, P.C., and Wilson Advisory Council member, will serve as the dinner chairman for this prestigious event.
ÂThese two leaders personify the attributes we seek to honor at the
Barbara Walters is one of the leading female journalists of our time. Joining a local
A committed philanthropist and businessman, Robert ÂWoodyÂ Johnson is a model representative of corporate citizenship. A member of the founding family of Johnson & Johnson, he also serves as a trustee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nationÂs largest philanthropic organization devoted exclusively to health and health care. In addition, he has advocated in
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, established by the U.S. Congress in 1968 and headquartered in
A nonpartisan institution supported by public and private funds, the Center explores national and global issues through free, open, and informed dialogue. The Honorable Joseph B. Gildenhorn is chairman of the Board of Trustees, and previously served as
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