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60 Minutes to Profile a Friend of FEE and a Humanitarian Hero

APRIL 25, 2014 by LAWRENCE W. REED

Nicholas Winton is both a personal friend and one of the greatest heroes I’ve ever had the pleasure to know. In just two weeks, I’m taking him to lunch again near London to wish him a happy 105th birthday.

Several years ago, I coauthored this story about him and his valiant effort that saved nearly 700 Jewish children from the Nazis in 1938–39.

This Sunday (April 27), CBS’s “60 Minutes” will profile Sir Nicholas. It promises to be one of the more memorable moments in the program’s history. Don’t miss it! Details here.

UPDATE: The 60 Minutes piece is now available

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LAWRENCE W. REED

Lawrence W. (“Larry”) Reed became president of FEE in 2008 after serving as chairman of its board of trustees in the 1990s and both writing and speaking for FEE since the late 1970s. Prior to becoming FEE’s president, he served for 20 years as president of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Midland, Michigan. He also taught economics full-time from 1977 to 1984 at Northwood University in Michigan and chaired its department of economics from 1982 to 1984.

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