Lorenzo Wilson Milam
Lorenzo Wilson Milam graduated with honors from Haverford College in 1957, imbued with the Quaker "imperative of service to improve the lot of humanity." Between 1962 and 1984, he founded twelve "community" radio stations and, through his seminal how-to do-it book, Sex & Broadcasting (now published by Dover Books), inspired many more radio stations worldwide.
Over the years, these and other endeavors on behalf of the public weal have been cited by Time, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, the San Francisco Chronicle, Newsday, Rolling Stone, Broadcasting Magazine, the Christian Science Monitor, the Whole Earth Catalog, on NPR's "All Things Considered" and were featured in documentaries by Mike Wallace at CBS and "The Nightly News" on Canada's CBC-TV. His last two books drew starred reviews at Kirkus and Booklist, and a chapter from his autobiography won the Pushcart Prize.