Kelly In Catty

This blog is Kell's attempt to keep in touch with friends far away who complain that I don't e-mail nearly enough.

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Famous Eagle Scouts

This is the preamble to the following post. I need you to know who some famous Eagle Scouts are - so you'll understand my new-found enthusiasm for scouting...

From Hollywood: Steven Spielberg actually got interested in filmmaking while working on a merit badge. Also - James Stewart who reminds us that every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings.
From Politics: Bill Bradley, former NBA player and New Jersey Senator, and Gerald Ford
From SPACE: James Lovell and Ellison Onizuka - Astronauts scouting the universe
From Literature: Wallace Stegner and Harrison Salisbury - both Pulitzer Prize winners
From Business: Ross Perot: Thrifty founder of EDS, entertaining Presidential Candidate - drove the same car for many, many years.
As Seen On TV: Walter Cronkite, John Tesh
From Medicine: Dr. DeVries, who transplanted the first Human Heart.
From Secret Files: William Sessions, Former FBI Director

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