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Harry's War: Historic Photos

Harry Hopkins 1912 is best known as a the architect of the Works Progress Administration. But he had an argueably more important roll in world history — as aide to F.D.R. during the Second World War. As the president’s personal envoy to Churchill and Stalin, Hopkins played “a sometimes decisive part in the whole movement of the war,” according to Churchill.

Fall 2012: Does Grinnell Mean Business?

Grinnell College is better known for contributing record percentages of its graduates to Ph.D. programs and the Peace Corps than for its alumni in business careers.

But Grinnellians have long applied their innovative minds, independent spirits, wide-ranging curiosities and interdisciplinary perspectives to public-sector careers — often with spectacular results.

In the Fall 2012 issue of The Grinnell Magazine on Grinnellians in business:

Walking the Walk

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 Summer 2007


 Mark Baechtel

When Grinnell's English department brought Ralph Savarese to Iowa six years ago from Florida, he saw it as a chance to nourish a range of interests that -- to an outsider, at least -- looks not only exhaustive, but downright exhausting.