IWP is grateful for all of our supporters who help advance our mission. Here, we share the stories of some of our benefactors. To learn more about supporting IWP, please click here.

General Józef Haller (touching the flag) and his Blue Army 1918-1922

Rockwellian Pol-Americana

A version of this article was also posted on Newsmax. Last Saturday, I attended the funeral of my post commander, Antoni Chrościelewski. He was 97. A Gulag survivor and a veteran of the Battle of Monte Cassino in 1944, he served in the Free Polish Army in the West during the Second World War, settling…

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Jackie and Bruce Wieland

Jacqueline and Bruce Wieland create new Great Statesman Scholarship at IWP

IWP Trustee Jacqueline Wieland and her husband Bruce have made a five-year commitment to support IWP students through the Great Statesman Scholarship program. The new scholarship that they created will be named in honor of IWP’s Founder and President, Dr. John Lenczowski. Mr. and Mrs. Wieland became supporters of IWP after being introduced to Dr.…

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Bozenna Urbanowicz Gilbride, RIP

Mrs. Bernice Gilbride called me one day some 15 years ago to let me know that she had a donation for the Institute of World Politics. “Marek,” she said in her usual composed, yet firm voice, “the German government has sent me a compensation check for slave labor and I’d like to write it over…

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In Memoriam: Jon Utley, IWP Supporter

Jon Utley, a supporter of The Institute of World Politics, dedicated his life to the preservation of freedom.  He was courageous in his views, never shying away from fighting for what he believed was right.  Mr. Utley passed away on March 22 at the age of 86.   Jon Utley was born in the Soviet Union in 1934. His…

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In Memoriam: Whitney MacMillan, IWP Supporter

The Institute of World Politics mourns the loss of our supporter Whitney MacMillan, who passed away on March 11, 2020, at the age of 90. Mr. MacMillan was born in Orono, Minnesota in 1929.  He attended Yale University, where his father told him to study the subjects that he would never get to study elsewhere.…

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Arthur and Freddie Stromberg

In Memoriam: Arthur H. Stromberg

The Institute of World Politics mourns the loss of benefactor and friend Arthur H. Stromberg, who passed away this February. IWP was introduced to Mr. Stromberg by longtime IWP supporters David and Lynzie Haynes at a seminar event Mr. & Mrs. Haynes helped to organize in 2013.  IWP President John Lenczowski was one of the…

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Meet Karen Armstrong: Dedicated community volunteer and IWP supporter

Having raised two boys, and among other volunteer activities, Karen currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Duke Cancer Institute, the Board of Directors for the Excellence Foundation for the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and the Board of Advisors for the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at…

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Donor Spotlight: Victor Bik

When Mr. Victor Bik of Sarasota, Florida, received a letter from Dr. John Lenczowski, he was struck by the similarity of the Bik and Lenczowski family experiences in German and Soviet-occupied Poland during the Second World War.

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