Voices of Polonia; Howie Mandel- Man of Many Talents

By Ted Rajchel Howie Mandel —A Man of Many Talents Background Howard Mandel is a Canadian comedian, television personality, screenwriter, actor, producer, director, entrepreneur, and game show host. He hosted the CNB (originally NBC) game show...

Voices of Polonia – Nathan’s Coney Island Hot Dogs

By Ted Rajchel The hot dog is a classic American food. It is connected to Coney island, America’s most storied amusement resort. Nathan’s century old triumph of entrepreneurship is only part of the Ellis-Island- meets–Coney-Island...

Voices of Polonia: Witold Pilecki

Witold Pilecki—Auschwitz Volunteer Who  Told the World About the Nazi Death Camp By Ted Rajchel Background Witold Pilecki was a Polish cavalry officer, intelligent agent, and resistance leader during World War II.  He volunteered to be captured...

Voices of Polonia: Arthur Rubinstein—A Polish-American Classical Pianist

By Ted Rajchel Background Arthur Rubinstein received international acclaim for his performances of the music written by a variety of composers. He was described by the New York Times as one of the greatest pianists of...

Voices of Polonia: Senator Barry Goldwater

By Ted Rajchel Barry Goldwater served five terms in the United States Senate representing Arizona and was the 1964 Republican candidate for President of the United States. He was the author of the conscience of...

Michael Bloomberg

Voices of Polonia  Mayor of New York City 2002-2013 By: Ted Rajchel Background Michael Bloomberg is an American businessman, author, politician, and philanthropist. His net worth is estimated at 53.4 billion U.S. dollars as of July, 2017, ranking...

Voices of Polonia

By Ted Rajchel The invention of a small electric motor is often referred to as the Great Leap forward for plug-powered domestic machinery.  The new motor, known as the fractional horsepower motor, revolutionized the appliance...

Voices of Polonia: John Gronouski Jr.

By Ted Rajchel As postmaster general, Gronouski added the use of the zip code, instituted a vertically improved mail system of delivery, proposed to do away with airmail postage, and reclassified first class mail as...

Mike Krzyzewski, Championship Basketball Coach

by Ted Rajchel Background Mike “Coach K” Krzyzewski, nicknamed “Coach K”, is an American college basketball coach and former player. Since 1980 Krzyzewski has served as the head men’s basketball coach at Duke University, where he...

Voices of Polonia-Johnny Lujack—Football Great— Heisman Trophy Winner

By Ted Rajchel Background He played college football for the University of Notre Dame, and professionally, for the Chicago Bears. Lujack was the first of several successful quarterbacks who hailed from Western Pennsylvania. Others include...
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