November 11, 2003. - Waldorf Astoria, NYC

AMERICAN HUNGARIAN FOUNDATION

GEORGE WASHINGTON AWARDS

Laureates 2003
Laszlo Ispanky, Dr. Adam Makkai, Dr. Thomas S. Szasz

AWARDS CEREMONY

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Photos: Gabriella Győrffy


Welcoming remarks by Dr. Zsolt Harsanyi,
Co-Chairman Awards Dinner Committee
and Chairman of the Board, American Hungarian Foundati
on

Standing salute to Prof. August J. Molnar,
President of the American Hungarian Foundation


Invocation: Rev. Barnabas Roczey,
Dean, Hungarian Reformed Church in America


Greetings by
H.E. Dr. András Simonyi, Ambassador, Republic of Hungary,
Honorary Co-Chairperson, Awards Dinner Committee


Dr. András Simonyi


Mrs. Simonyi


Robert E. Fuisz, M.D., Master of Ceremonies,
George Washington Laureate, 1986


Approaching the Fiftieth Year of the Foundation:
Prof. August J. Molnar, President
, American Hungarian Foundation


Tribute honoring Laszlo Ispanky by Patricia L. Fazekas,
Museum Curator, American Hungarian Foundation


Prof. August J. Molnar, Patricia L. Fazekas and Laszlo Ispanky
George Washington Laureate, 2003

Laszlo Ispanky

Master sculptor and painter, creator of figurines for Lenox, Boehm and Goebel, also created for his own porcelan company


Tribute honoring Dr. Adam Makkai by Laszlo Papp,
architect, co-chairperson, Awards Dinner Committee,
George Washington Laurate 1998


Laszlo Papp and Dr. Adam Makkai,
George Washington Laureate, 2003

Dr. Adam Makkai

Professor of linguistics, University of Illinois, Chicago,
editor "In Quest of the 'Miracle Stag'" the poetry of Hungary from the 13th century to the present


Dr. Zsolt Harsanyi, Robert E. Fuisz, M.D. and Prof. August J. Molnar


Tribute honoring Dr. Thomas S. Szasz by Dr. Jeffrey A. Schaler,
Department of Justice, Law and Society American University,
School of Public Affairs, co-chairperson, Awards Dinner Committee

Dr. Thomas S. Szasz

Professor of psychiatry emeritus, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, author of "The Myth of Mental Illness" and some 25 books


Dr. Thomas S. Szasz, George Washington Laureate, 2003


H.E. Dr. András Simonyi, Republic of Hungary,
Dr. Thomas S. Szasz, Laszlo Ispanky,
Dr. Adam Makkai
, George Washington Laureates, 2003
and Prof. August J. Molnar


Maria Oldal, Pierpont Morgan Library,
Mariann Olah
, The City College of New York
and Vivi
an Soren, Director, MHN


Dr. Thomas S. Szasz with friends from Canada


Music: Zoltan Zorandy Orchestra...
...dance by the guests

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Related links:

Washington Awards Ceremonies Photos since 2000
and other AHF gimagine pages

American Hungarian Foundation