William Hines ’78
William Hines ’78
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WILLIAM HINES ’78, a lawyer and New Orleans civic leader, reigned as Rex, king of Carnival, at Mardi Gras in February. ... EDUARDO BHATIA ’86 became the 15th president of the Senate of Puerto Rico on Jan. 14. He is serving his third term in the Senate. ... U.S. Rep. TERRI A. SEWELL ’86, of Alabama, was selected to serve on the House Democratic leadership team as one of 10 chief deputy whips. ... President Barack Obama named novelist JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER ’99 to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, which oversees the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. ... Pediatrician T. BERRY BRAZELTON ’40 received the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal, the nation’s second-highest civilian honor, in February at a ­ceremony at the White House.