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Mount Ida College Commencement

After being awarded an honorary degree, Harvard University professor and author, Rev. Peter Gomes, addressed the Mount Ida College graduating… read more

After being awarded an honorary degree, Harvard University professor and author, Rev. Peter Gomes, addressed the Mount Ida College graduating class of 2003 in Newton, Massachusetts. He talked about the pursuit of success and the virtues of failure. He said that the secret of life is to have a task that one cannot possibly do, but, at the end of one’s life, to have worked at a task worth doing. close

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Mount Ida College Commencement

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Program ID:
176658-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Newton, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
May 31, 2003 | 8:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jul 01, 2003 | 6:50am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • May 31, 2003 | 8:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 31, 2003 | 11:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 01, 2003 | 1:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 30, 2003 | 8:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 01, 2003 | 6:50am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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