The Heinz Awards
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The Heinz Awards were established by Teresa Heinz in 1993 to honor the memory of her late husband, U.S. Senator John Heinz. The Heinz Awards recognize outstanding individuals for their contributions in: Arts and Humanities, the Environment, the Human Condition, Public Policy, and Technology, the Economy and Employment. Here are a few of the recipients. For a complete list:

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Dorothy Height (2001)

Everett C. Koop (1996)

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