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New-York Historical Society History Makers Gala


Louise Mirrer, president, NYHS; Pam Schafler, Roger and Susan Hertog, Scott Schafler.

The New-York Historical Society's (NYHS) held its annual History Makers Gala on November 14 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. The event raised $3 million for the New-York Historical Society.

This year's honorees included author and historian David McCullough, PBS American Experience host and two-time winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, along with Thomas A. Saunders III of Saunders Karp & Megrue, and Ivor.

Among the 600 guests were: Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, Karl Rove, Robert A.M. Stern, Susan and Roger Hertog, Richard Gilder and Lois Chiles, Mr. and Mrs. Howard P. Milstein, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis G. Lehrman, Richard Gelfond, Nancy Newcomb and John Hargraves, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Carbonnetti, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Ric Burns and Bonnie LaFave, The Honorable George Allen, Pam and R. Scott Schafler, Barbara and Richard Debs, Mr. and Mrs. William Beekman, Norman and Diana Benzaquen, James Chanos, Joyce Cowin and Phillip Buckner, Sen. and Mrs. Tarky Lombardi, Charles Dorkey III, Carl and Cordelia Menges, Mrs. and Mrs. Jeffrey Pettit, Judy and Howard Berkowitz, Elizabeth B. Dater and Wm. Mitchell Jennings Jr., Joe and Diana Di Menna, Mr. and Mrs. John Klingenstein, Sarah Nash and Michael Sylvester, Liz and Emanuel Stern, and Sue Ann Weinberg.  


McCullough Family.


Nancy Newcomb and John Hargraves.


Jim and Julie Dale.


Pam Schafler, Judy Berkowitz, Liz Peek.


Richard Gelfond and Peggy Bonapace.


Rhoda Herrick, Philip Buckner and
Joyce Cowin.


James Basker and Angela Vallot.


Consul General of France in New York, Mr. François Delattre.


Deborah Norville and Karl Wellner.


Valerie Paley.


Edmund Bingham and Jim Rooney, First Marine Corps District.


Joan and James Wilson.


Justice Anthony and Mary Kennedy.


Ellen Warner.


Janice and David McCullough Jr.

Photos: Don Pollard
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