Wake Forest University Commencement Address

Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson gave the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class at Wake Forest… read more

Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson gave the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class at Wake Forest University. She talked about women she admires who faced discrimination, the pain of loss, and discovering one’s own resilience. 

The New York Times fired Ms. Abramson the previous week amid various competing rumors. She reportedly was let go after she discovered her pay and pension were considerably less than that of her male predecessor and confronted her bosses about it. The newspaper, however, released a statement citing her management style as a reason for dismissal. close

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

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Wake Forest University Commencement Address

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Program ID:
319452-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
May 19, 2014
Last Aired:
May 24, 2014

Airing Details

  • May 19, 2014 | 12:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 19, 2014 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 19, 2014 | 2:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 19, 2014 | 7:45pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 19, 2014 | 8:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 2014 | 12:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 2014 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 21, 2014 | 1:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 21, 2014 | 7:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 24, 2014 | 7:45pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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