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Alexander Hamilton 2001 Award Dinner

Wednesday April 2001


The Honorable Daniel Patrick Moynihan (For Civic Leadership)
Introduction by Peggy Noonan, Manhattan Institute Trustee
William C. Steere, Jr., Chairman of the Board, Pfizer Inc. (For Corporate Leadership)
Introduction by Joseph H. Reich, Manhattan Institute Trustee

The Alexander Hamilton Award was created to honor those individuals helping to foster the revitalization of our nation’s cities. We chose to name the award after Hamilton because, like the Manhattan Institute, he was a fervent proponent of commerce and civic life. Through the years, we have expanded the scope of the prize to celebrate leaders not just on the local level, but also at the state and federal levels, who have made remarkable things happen in the realms of public policy, culture, and philanthropy. We hope our celebration of these awardees encourages replication of their efforts.