Commencement Addresses, 1979-2012 | The Nation



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Commencement Addresses, 1979-2012

Kudos to the estimable website Longform for collecting and making available the most stirring commencement speeches over the last twenty-three years. There's inspiration, hilarity and pathos, frequently all in the same speech. Check out Longform's collection. Some of our favorites were by Carlos Fuentes, David Foster Wallace and William Gass.

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