A polymath, a novelist, and a former ballet dancer, Dr. Dunlap also is the writer-producer of more than 200 television programs, including an award-winning 19-part series for public television, The Renaissance. He gives outstanding and inspiring commencement speeches, such as this one in 2009 to his own seniors at Wofford. He also regularly teaches seminars at the Aspen Institute.
In the TED talk below, delivered to the Conference in Monterey in 2007, Dr. Dunlap evinces his inimitable and inspirational style in a talk about the "Hungarian influences" in his life -- starting with Holocaust survivor Sandor Teszler, and continuing on to medical innovator Dr. Francis Robicsek. As he does so, you will be transported by his enthusiasm for the achievement of greatness through a life passionately lived:
There is more about Dr. Dunlap on this page, with additional links. His talk may be watched in a high-resolution version at this link, and downloaded in that and other formats from this page.