Roger Williams University Commencement

After being awarded an honorary doctoral degree, first lady Laura Bush delivered the commencement address to the 2006 graduating class of… read more

After being awarded an honorary doctoral degree, first lady Laura Bush delivered the commencement address to the 2006 graduating class of Roger Williams University on the main athletic field. Her remarks focused on the education and freedom of women around the world, specifically in Afghanistan. Three Afghan women graduated at this ceremony, and the wife of the university’s president is the founder of the Initiative to Educate Afghan Women. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Roger Williams University Commencement

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Program ID:
192679-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Bristol, Rhode Island, United States
First Aired:
May 27, 2006

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  • May 27, 2006 | 8:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 27, 2006 | 11:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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