(Taylor Hackford with Eva Mendes)
The Asa V. Call award is the most prestigious award that the USC Alumni Association provides. Prior Asa Call winners are such notables as John Wayne, Neil Armstrong, Herb Alpert, Pat Nixon, Norman Topping, Warren Christopher, John Ferraro, Pat Haden, Rod Dedeaux, and current Chairman of the USC Board of Trustees, Ed Roski.
Taylor Hackford ’68 (USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences) is an Academy-Award®-winning film director and current president of the Directors Guild of America.
The award is to be presented at the USC Alumni Association Awards Gala on April 24, 2010, at the Bonaventure Hotel.
77th Annual Alumni Awards Gala 2010 [usc.edu]