The evening of the 11th, the United Way held a seminar for its Alexis deTocqueville
donors -- those who've given more than $100,000 -- with a mutual funds expert who was flying in that morning.
The author of these comments, Alexis DeTocqueville
, a French judge turned statesman, has had an extraordinary influence on the polyglot philosophy that constitutes the American psyche.
Hillary Rodham Clinton, speaking at the closing ceremonies outside Independence Hall, described part of it with a reference to the observations of Alexis deTocqueville
some 200 years ago.
He and his wife, Barbara, have served as Chairs of the Harvest Ball for the Albert Einstein Medical Center, and are members of the United Way's Alexis DeTocqueville
Courter also serves as Chairman of the Alexis deTocqueville
Institution's Committee for the Common Defense and as adjunct professor to the New Jersey Institute of Technology.