The Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862

Martin Jischke, who had been president of two land-grant universities, talked about the 150-year history of land-grant universities,… read more

Martin Jischke, who had been president of two land-grant universities, talked about the 150-year history of land-grant universities, specifically the Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862, which established the land-grant university system. After his speech, he was presented with a set of pins from the symposium.

“The Morrill Land Grant Act: Investing in America’s Future” was a luncheon speech, in the Nebraska Union Ballroom, of the 2012 Symposium at the University of Nebraska, “1862-2012, The Making of the Great Plains.” close

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The Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862

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305177-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
First Aired:
Jun 23, 2012
Last Aired:
Jun 25, 2012

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  • Jun 23, 2012 | 1:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 24, 2012 | 6:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 25, 2012 | 2:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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