graduates are CEOs of three Fortune 500 companies: C.
Peter Drier of Occidental College reported that through their private foundation, the Waltons
have donated a cumulative total of at least $1 billion to school privatization.
lasted for nine seasons from 1971-1981 and won an Emmy award for outstanding drama series.
They are the Walton
family, including Helen, the 86-year-old widow of the late Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton
, and their four adult children, Alice, Sam, Jim, and the late John.
Her successor, Alice Wimborne, sending him to a specialist who restored his virility, earned the eternal gratitude of Walton
's eventual wife, the formidable and enchanting Susana Gil Passo, Lady Walton
- still irrepressibly with us, and an assiduous protagonist in this year's centenary celebrations.
TNN telecasts THE WALTONS
on Mondays-Fridays (11:00-12:00 Noon, ET/PT and 12:00 Noon-1:00 PM, ET/PT).
determination to stick together in the face of the Depression and Second World War made them a family role model held up by politicians and church groups.
The list notes that if Sam Walton
, who died in 1992, were still alive, he'd be worth twice as much as Microsoft's Bill Gates, No: 1 on the list with $46 billion.
Decades after its original run, The Waltons
remains enormously popular with consumers.
Scott Crook, owner of the store, said brothers Jim and Rob Walton
are regular customers.
Consumer response to The Waltons
DVDs has been tremendous," commented Rosemary Markson, WHV Vice President, TV Marketing.
The fourth season of this family-friendly series continues the Walton
family's saga as they endure the hardships of the Great Depression and rely on their strong familial bonds.