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Friday, June 16, 2017

Scenes From Roosevelt Island FDR Four Freedoms Park Sunset Garden Party Fundraiser Honoring Tom Brokaw For Leadership In Defense Of Free Speech

The Roosevelt Island FDR Four Freedoms Park hosted it's 5th annual Sunset Garden Party fundraiser

on a beautiful evening last Wednesday, June 14.
Journalist Tom Brokaw was honored for:
... his incredible commitment and extraordinary leadership in the defense of free speech and expression....
Mr Brokaw said:



Mr Brokaw was introduced by FDR 4 Freedoms Park founder Ambassador William vanden Heuvel


and NY State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul:


The speeches were pretty good. Take a listen.

Among those enjoying the festivities


were (from left to right), Roosevelt Island Historical Society President Judy Berdy, Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) Chief Financial Officer Kimberly Quionones, NY State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, RIOC President Susan Rosenthal, Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright Chief of Staff Katerina Matic


and
The evening's ceremonies ended with FDR's campaign theme song - Happy Days Are Here Again.



It was a nice evening.

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