In May of 2013, Renny Clark and I arrived at the Hillman residence at 11 a.m. Our mission was to propose the creation of a forum for student civic engagement at the University of Pittsburgh’s Institute of Politics and hopefully the seed of an endowment to support the forum’s work.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading The five scariest words Henry Hillman ever heard, and the creation of a living legacy at Pitt for Elsie Hillman
Jay Dantry, 87 Dantry was a leading light of Pittsburgh’s literary scene through his bookstore, Jay’s Bookstall, which he opened in 1959 and ran until it closed in 2008. The eclectic store on Fifth Avenue in Oakland attracted giants from the literary world for readings and signings including Margaret Atwood, E.L Doctorow, Stephen…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading Noting the Passing of Prominent Pittsburghers
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