Two Commencement Addresses

Niemeyer, Gerhart
August 1978
National Review;8/18/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 33, p1016
The article compares the commencement addresses delivered by William Buckley at the University of Notre Dame and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn at Harvard University. It discusses U.S. First Lady Rosalyn Carter's negative reaction to Solzhenitsyn's speech. The author commends both Buckley and Solzhenitsyn's speeches for being reverently obedient to higher meaning and courageous in facing the actions that need to be taken.


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