VALERIE HARPER, of blessed memory, was a four-time Emmy Award Winner and Golden Globe Winner for The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rhoda. She also received the Harvard Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year Award, Hollywood Women’s Press Club Golden Apple Award, and the Photoplay Gold Medal Award. On Broadway Ms. Harper was nominated for a Tony Award for her portrayal of Tallulah Bankhead in Looped, appeared in The Tale of the Allergists Wife, Paul Sills’ Story Theater, Metamorphoses, Something Different, Subways are for Sleeping, Wildcat, Take Me Along, and Destry Rides Again. She starred as Golda Meir in the National Tour of Golda’s Balcony and Off-Broadway in All Under Heaven, which she co-wrote with Dyke Garrison, and Death Defying Acts by Elaine May, Woody Allen, David Mamet. Ms. Harper starred in numerous TV movies and series such as Desperate Housewives, Sex and the City, ‘Til Death, That 70’s Show, Touched By An Angel, Melrose Place, and The Muppets. Her film credits include Golda’s Balcony, Blame It On Rio, Chapter Two, Freebie and The Bean, and The Last Married Couple in America. An accomplished author, Ms. Harper wrote Today I Am A Ma’am and Other Musings on Life, Beauty, and Growing Older. Ms. Harper was a passionate supporter of The Survivor Mitzvah Project and lent her considerable talents man times to reading for IN THEIR OWN WORDS at The Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Museum of, The Survivor Mitzvah Project’s The Stars Come Out for Survivors in New York City, and stars in The Survivor Mitzvah Projects, The Last Survivors – Echoes from the Holocaust. where she read Holocaust testimony from survivors in Belarus, Ukraine and Lithuania, including a testimony from Manya Anatolievna describing the shattered ruins of life after the War.