Henry Hillman, 98: Henry Hillman had a keen interest in the future and an unusual ability to see into it. In the 1970s, his was the voice that warned Pittsburgh leaders of industrial changes that would cripple the city if it didn’t diversify its industrial base. He removed money from the smokestack industries…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2017
“Reviewing the following excerpts from some of the 40 first – person profiles I created for the magazine over the past 10 years was an emotional experience for me. How many people get to choose from among the most prominent individuals in their hometown and spend time with them learning their life stories? Some have…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading The best of our “What Do I Know?” feature
The Irish like to say ‘it’s a long way from Newry’ — where my family comes from originally — ‘to Phoenix Park,’ where I now live and work as the U.S. ambassador to Ireland. But believe me, it’s a much, much longer way to Phoenix Park from the North Side of Pittsburgh.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2012
  • Sub Heading A life’s recounting in the subject’s own words
  • Sidebar Title Dan Rooney
  • Sidebar Sub Title 30th United States Ambassador to Ireland
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    Pittsburgh Steelers, chairman emeritus (2009 – present)

    Pittsburgh Steelers, chairman (20032008)

    Pro Football Hall of Fame, inductee (2000)

    Pittsburgh Steelers, president (19752002)

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