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  • No Setback in Winnick’s Giving

    By Tom Tugend

    February 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    When The Journal interviewed Gary Winnick for a cover story in the fall of 1999, he was asked what he hoped to achieve in the future.

    Winnick replied that he would be happy "if I can freeze-frame my life right now."

    Small wonder. Winnick was then the wunderkind even among a...

  • Gary Winnick Steps Out Front

    By Tom Tugend

    September 30, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    When Gary Winnick was a youngster, his immigrant grandfather, a former pushcart peddler on New York's Lower East Side, gave him the then princely sum of $25. Where another boy might have rushed out to buy a bicycle or treat his buddies to a soda fountain binge, Gary carefully put the...