Category Archives: October 2012

TCNJ Magazine: October 2012

How John T. Hughes ’50 helped end the Cuban Missile Crisis

How John T. Hughes ’50 helped end the Cuban Missile Crisis

Inside the State Department’s auditorium, John T. Hughes ’50 is ready to address his country. A makeshift pointer, fashioned moments earlier from two fishing poles and tape, awaits him at the back of the stage. It leans against a 12-foot-tall projection screen. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara stands at a nearby podium, speaking between two… Continue Reading

A family of educators

A family of educators

Bob (’69) and Annette (nee Zamborsky, ’70) Fitzsimmons found more than love at the College—they also developed a lifelong passion for education. In June 2011, the two alums and their daughter, Mara Lamond ’97, opened the Ewing Community Preschool on Pennington Road, across from TCNJ’s main entrance. During the past year, enrollment at the three-classroom… Continue Reading

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