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Heritage: 25 Years in Photos

The Heritage Foundation Board of Trustees in December 1995.

The Honorable Ben B. Blackburn, a four-term congressman, was chairman of the board from 1975 to 1982.

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The Heritage Foundation Board of Trustees in December 1995.

The Honorable Ben B. Blackburn, a four-term congressman, was chairman of the board from 1975 to 1982.

Forrest Rettgers, an executive with the National Association of Manufacturers, was the first chairman from 1973 to late 1974.

Dr. David Brown The Honorable Frank Shakespeare Shelby Cullom Davis
Dr. David Brown, an orthopedic surgeon, has been chairman of the board of trustees since April 1992. The Honorable Frank Shakespeare, former ambassador to the Vatican, was chairman of the board from 1982 to mid-1985. The Honorable Shelby Cullom Davis, former U.S. ambassador to Switzerland, was chairman of the board from 1985 until early 1992.
Frank Walton Ribbon-cutting at the new building Leadership, scholarship, and creativity describe the Heritage senior management team.
Frank Walton, Heritage president from 1975 to 1977, at the 1980 dedication of the Coors and Noble Buildings on Stanton Park. Ribbon-cutting at the new building. From left Joseph Coors, Ed Noble, Board Chairman Ben Blackburn, and President Edwin J. Feulner. Leadership, scholarship, and creativity describe the Heritage senior management team. Of the eight-person team shown here in 1982, five are still with Heritage. Leading the way are Phil Truluck, executive vice president, left, and Ed Feulner.
Joseph Coors, right, and the late Dr. Robert H. Krieble Robert F. Dee, left, and Lewis Lehrman John O'Sullivan, Adam Meyerson, and Heritage president Ed Feulner
Trustees Joseph Coors, right, and the late Dr. Robert H. Krieble in the early 1980s. Former trustees Robert F. Dee, left, and Lewis Lehrman, at a board meeting in the early 1980s. National Review editor John O'Sullivan, center, was Policy Review editor from 1979 to 1983. He is flanked by Adam Meyerson, current editor, and Heritage president Ed Feulner.
The Heritage building under construction in 1982 The new Heritage building after a 1996 facelift Trustee Midge Decter cuts the ribbon for the new Heritage building in 1983
The Heritage building under construction in 1982. The new Heritage building after a 1996 facelift. Trustee Midge Decter cuts the ribbon for the new Heritage building in 1983, as fellow board members and Vice President George Bush look on.
Dr. Russell Kirk A landmark day for Heritage Laureate Milton Friedman and his wife Rose with President Ronald Reagan and Ed Feulner
1983 lecture panel featured, left to right, Dr. Russell Kirk, Wall Street Journal editor Robert Bartley, Rep. Newt Gingrich, and neoconservative scholar Dr. Irving Kristol. October 3, 1983, was a landmark day for Heritage as it dedicated a new building, and celebrated its Tenth Anniversary with President Ronald Reagan and 1,500 guests. Free-market economics meets free-market politics at the Heritage Tenth Anniversary dinner. Nobel Laureate Milton Friedman and his wife Rose with President Ronald Reagan and Ed Feulner.
Edwin Meese III Honoring Senator Barry Goldwater Dr. Walter Williams with Elaine Chao
In early 1981 Edwin Meese III, Ronald Reagan Fellow in Public Policy and then counselor to the president, publicly endorsed Heritage's landmark study, Mandate for Leadership. Among 1,000 guests honoring Senator Barry Goldwater in 1985 were Vice President George Bush, Clare Boothe Luce, board chairman Shelby Cullom Davis, and Ed Feulner. Economist, columnist and educator Dr. Walter Williams with Elaine Chao, now a Heritage Distinguished Fellow.
Paul Weyrich, Heritage's first president, and Ed Feulner Lech Walesa with Phil Truluck Nobel Laureate Friedrich Hayek
Issues 88 is introduced by Paul Weyrich, Heritage's first president, and Ed Feulner. In 1989 Polish Solidarity leader Lech Walesa visited Heritage and, with Phil Truluck, enjoyed the gift of a Heritage tie. Nobel Laureate Friedrich Hayek, one of the 20th centurys foremost economists, visited the U.S. in 1983 as a Heritage Distinguished Scholar.
Frank Shakespeare, Dr. Walter Judd, and William F. Buckley Jr. CIA Director Bill Casey with Heritage trustee Clare Boothe Luce Ed Feulner, Vice President Herb Berkowitz, and PR Counsel Hugh Newton
Frank Shakespeare, Dr. Walter Judd, and William F. Buckley Jr., left to right, at the 1987 dedication of The Lawrence Fertig Boardroom. CIA Director Bill Casey at Heritage in 1987 with Heritage trustee Clare Boothe Luce. Ed Feulner, Vice President Herb Berkowitz, and PR Counsel Hugh Newton discuss the communications program that introduced Mandate for Leadership II.
in front of the Berlin Wall in 1990 The first Clare Boothe Luce Award Peter E. S. Pover with Ambassador Holly Coors
Heritage trustees and key foreign policy staffers in front of the Berlin Wall in 1990. Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher presented the first Clare Boothe Luce Award to Ambassador Shelby Cullom Davis and Dr. Kathryn Davis at a 1991 dinner. Now retired Vice President for Administration and Finance Peter E. S. Pover with Ambassador Holly Coors.
Kate O'Beirne Jay and Betty Van Andel with Ed Feulner Czech Premier Vaclav Klaus
Talk Radio at Heritage in 1993: Kate O'Beirne, a former Heritage vice president and now Washington editor of National Review, with former Senator Bob Dole, host Armstrong Williams, and Senator Orrin Hatch. Heritage trustee Jay and wife Betty Van Andel with Ed Feulner at the May 1992 dedication of the Van Andel Center. Czech Premier Vaclav Klaus, a free-market advocate, speaking at Heritage in 1993.
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jesse Helms Dan Quayle with Tom Moore and Ariel Cohen House Majority Leader Dick Armey
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jesse Helms delivered the 1996 B.C. Lee Lecture and met Jay Y. Lee, grandson of the founder of the Samsung Group. Making the introduction are Heritage Distinguished Fellow Richard Allen, right, and Ed Feulner. Former Vice President Dan Quayle with Heritage foreign policy analysts Tom Moore, left, and Ariel Cohen. House Majority Leader Dick Armey explains economic policy and family income to a standing-room-only Lehrman Auditorium audience in 1996.
Bob Dole and Newt Gingrich Jeb Bush Discussing activities at the state level
Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole and House Speaker Newt Gingrich help launch Town Hall, the conservative Internet site, in 1995 with, from left, Ed Feulner, Ed Capano of National Review, and Phil Truluck. Jeb Bush, son of the former president and a Florida business leader, joined the board of trustees in late 1995. Discussing activities at the state level are, from left, Vice President Lew Gayner, Bob Moffit, Karen Miller, and Tom Atwood.
Jack Kemp Dick Wells and wife Marion meet House Speaker Newt Gingrich Thomas L. Rhodes and Richard M. Scaife
Longtime Heritage Distinguished Fellow Jack Kemp was Senator Bob Dole's running mate in the 1996 presidential campaign. Heritage trustee Dick Wells and wife Marion meet House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Trustee Thomas L. Rhodes and Vice Chairman of the Board Richard M. Scaife. Key Heritage domestic policy staffers include, left to right, Vice President Stuart Butler, Scott Hodge, Robert Rector, and Dan Mitchell.
Developing membership strategy Trent Lott and Phil Truluck William Bennett with Heritage members Grace and John Hoad
Developing membership strategy are, left to right, Vice President John Von Kannon; Bob Russell, counselor; Scott OConnell; Bridgett Wagner; and Bernard Lomas, counselor. Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott and Phil Truluck review a copy of Issues '96. Distinguished Fellow William Bennett with Heritage members Grace and John Hoad at Heritage's Eleventh Annual Public Policy Seminar in 1996.
The Roe Institute team Midge Decter, Barb Van Andel-Gaby and J. Frederic Rench William H.G. FitzGerald, Patrick Fagan and Ed Feulner
The Roe Institute team: Thomas A. Roe (center front), a Heritage trustee, with Roe fellows and researchers. Heritage trustees Midge Decter, Barb Van Andel-Gaby, and J. Frederic Rench. Ambassador William H.G. FitzGerald, right, with the William H.G. FitzGerald Fellow in Family and Cultural Issues, Patrick Fagan, and Ed Feulner.
Richard V. Allen and Caspar Weinberger Ken Cribb, Bill Bennett and William E. Simon Stuart Butler, Michael Joyce and Robert Woodson
Distinguished Fellow Richard V. Allen with former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger. Ken Cribb, president of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, left, and Bill Bennett with Heritage trustee William E. Simon. Heritage Vice President Stuart Butler with Michael Joyce, president of the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, and Robert Woodson, president of the National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise, at the 1996 congressional advance briefing.
Mike Franc, Adam Meyerson, and Bob Blatz Key staffers Burning the mortgage on the building
Heritage senior managers include Vice Presidents Mike Franc, Adam Meyerson, and Bob Blatz. Key staffers, all with fifteen or more years with Heritage, are, left to right, Richard Odermatt, Shelia Derricott-Myles, Missy Stephens, Jim Phillips, Clair Fries, and Kathy Rowan, executive assistant to Ed Feulner. April 1998: Thanks to a $5 million grant from the Samual Roberts Noble Foundation of Ardmore, OK, The Heritage Foundation now owns its headquarters building in Washington free and clear of all debt. Shown burning the mortgage on the building are Mike Cawley, The Noble Foundation; Heritage President Dr. Edwin J. Feulner, Jr.; Heritage Board of Trustees Chairman David R. Brown; Lloyd Noble, and Ann Noble Brown.
Heritage's management team in July 1997
Heritage's management team in July 1997. Seated, left to right: Adam Meyerson, Kim Holmes, Michael Franc, Lewis Gayner, Herb Berkowitz, Edwin Feulner, Phillip Truluck, John Von Kannon, Robert Blatz, Stuart Butler, Bridgett Wagner. Standing, left to right: Richard Odermatt, Ann Klucsarits, Terri Brickley, Wesley Dyck, David Mason, Matthew Spalding, Cheryl Rubin, Mark Esper, Angela Antonelli, Karen Miller, Thomas Atwood, Mary Anne Carter, Robert Moffit, Chip Griffin, Marshall Wittmann, Gretchen Kugel, Thom Golab.