Commencement Address Topics
Participating by telephone, Presidents Lewis and Robinson spoke about commencement speeches. President Lewis discussed the… read more
Participating by telephone, Presidents Lewis and Robinson spoke about commencement speeches. President Lewis discussed the significance of Carleton’s hosting the final commencement speech by President Clinton as the nation’s leader. President Robinson, who has researched the political ideology of commencement speakers, described his findings. Both responded to viewer calls faxes, and electronic mail.
During the program several clips of commencement speeches were shown including addresses by President Clinton, Kwesi Mfume, Queen Noor, Alfred Berkeley, Reverend James Ford, Tom Wolfe, and Jackie Joyner-Kersee. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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