John Phillip Santos

John Phillip Santos was the first Mexican-American Rhodes scholar to study at Oxford University. He is a recipient of the Academy of American Poets' Prize at Notre Dame and the Oxford Prize for fiction. Santos' 1999 family memoir, "Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation," was a finalist for the National Book Award. A former executive producer and director for Thirteen/WNET, Santos also produced of more than 40 documentaries for CBS and PBS, two of which were nominated for Emmy Awards.