Howard University Commencement

President Swygert presented several honorary degrees, including one to Mr. Hightower. Then he spoke to graduates about their roles in a… read more

President Swygert presented several honorary degrees, including one to Mr. Hightower. Then he spoke to graduates about their roles in a very uncertain economic and political landscape. He challenged them to prepare, perform and persevere in all their personal and group activities. Mr. Hightower graduated from Howard University in 1962. Colin Powell also participated in the ceremony. close

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Howard University Commencement

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Program ID:
71898-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 18, 1996 | 8:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 1996 | 1:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • May 18, 1996 | 8:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 18, 1996 | 11:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 27, 1996 | 10:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 28, 1996 | 1:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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