The program included a series
A GEORGE HARRISON MEMORIAL
LED BY RICHIE HAVENS
George Harrison was honored as one of the
world's master musicians, whose life was a model of peace, love,
unity and tolerance. Musician Richie Havens led an inspiring
Tribute to George Harrison with a performance of "Here Comes
A Tribute to United Nations
Secretary-General Kofi Annan
and the Staff of the United Nations
in recognition of their receiving
the Centennial Nobel Peace Prize.
A SALUTE to the PEOPLE of NEW YORK CITY
was presented by John Finnegan,
CEO of the General Motors Acceptance Corporation. The People
of the City of New York were honored for their demonstration
of tolerance, unity and compassion, in the face of the unparalled
tragedy of September 11th.
Joseph Kanon, author of the best-selling
book, "The Good German" was the Master of Ceremonies.
Mr. Kanon also wrote the best-selling books "The Prodigal
Spy" and "Los Alamos."