Tulane University Commencement Address

Ellen DeGeneres spoke at the commencement ceremony in the Superdome for the graduates of Tulane University. She talked, frequently… read more

Ellen DeGeneres spoke at the commencement ceremony in the Superdome for the graduates of Tulane University. She talked, frequently humorously, about her background, overcoming obstacles, and her admiration for the city of New Orleans. The class graduating were freshmen when Hurricane Katrina hit the city. She danced with the graduates before being presented with the Tulane University President’s Medal for her work to raise money and awareness for New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. She was also presented with other gifts. close

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

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Tulane University Commencement Address

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Program ID:
286414-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
May 23, 2009
Last Aired:
May 27, 2009

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  • May 23, 2009 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 23, 2009 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 25, 2009 | 4:42am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 25, 2009 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2009 | 12:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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