A celebration of modern day Hellenism in the United States. Apollo's Legacy is a collection of sixteen indepth interviews with highly successful Greek Americans who are still active professionally at the dawn of the new millennium. Interviewed are: Prima Ballerina Helene Alexopoulos, New York City Ballet Dr. Teni Boulikas, Founder of Regulon Inc. Peter Chrisanthopoulos, Azteca Communications Philip Christopher, President of Audiovox Communications. Dr. Peter Diamandis, Founder of the International Space University Hon. Michael Dukakis, Presidential Candidate (1988) and former Governor of Massachusetts. Hon. Demetrios Giannaros, State Representative from Connecticut and Professor of Economics Chris Giftos, Special Events and Master Florist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Lady Evangeline Gouletas, former First Lady of New York and Co-founder of American Invsco. Dr. George Hatsopoulos, founder of Thermo Electron. Dr. Matina Souretis Horner, former President of Radcliffe College. Dr. Tom Maniatis, Professor of Molecular Biology, Harvard University Dr. Nikolaos Robakis, Professor, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine Alex Spanos, Real Estate Developer and owner of the San Diego Chargers George Stephanopoulos, ABC News Analyst and advisor to President Clinton Dr. P. Roy Vagelos, former Chairman of Merck Pharmaceuticals. The interviewees share their lives, their work, their love for their Hellenic Heritage.
With over 150 photos and 16 pages of color.
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This book is for everyone who espouses the Hellenic Spirit. Apollo's Legacy is a tribute to Classical Greece through the accomplishments of her children, many generations, centuries and millennia later, who today are bearing their ancestors' torch in another continent.About the Author:
Effie Lascarides is a journalist whose articles have appeared in the Independent (North Kingstown-East Greenwich and South County in Rhode Island), The National Herald, The Greek American Review, and the magazine Eseis. Her work has also appeared in high profile publications in Greece.
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