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May251917
Happy Birthday Father Hesburgh!
Happy Birthday Father Hesburgh!
Keywords: father hesburgh, father joyce, president eisenhower, civil rights, martin luther king jr, father doyle, father collins, international atomic energy agency, holy cross
September91957
Fr. Hesburgh appointed to Commission on Civil Rights
President Eisenhower appoints Fr. Hesburgh to the six member Commission on Civil Rights.
Keywords: father hesburgh, commission on civil rights, president eisenhower
February91962
Fr. Hesburgh appears on Time cover
Father Hesburgh would quickly rise to the presidency at Notre Dame and from there an international delegate.
Keywords: time, father hesburgh, president eisenhower, pope pius xii, atomic energy agency, civil rights commission, national science board, time
October181963
MLK Jr. speaks in Stepan Center
Before Martin Luther King Jr. and Father Hesburgh linked arms, King came to campus to give a speech.
Keywords: martin luther king jr, stepan center, civil rights, mlk jr
July211964
Fr. Hesburgh and Martin Luther King Jr.
Fr. Hesburgh and Martin Luther King Jr. would link arms and stand together at a rally in Chicago.
Keywords: father hesburgh, martin luther king jr, soldier field, civil rights act
September141964
President Johnson awards Fr. Hesburgh the Medal of Freedom
Fr. Hesburgh receives the highest civilian honor awarded by President Johnson.
Keywords: medal of freedom, president johnson, father hesburgh, commission on civil rights, aaron copeland, walt disney, helen keller, john steinbeck, carl vinson
February262015
Fr. Hesburgh Passes Away
At the age of 97, President Emeritus Fr. Theodore Hesburgh passed away at Holy Cross House.
Keywords: father hesburgh, csc, honorary degree, grotto, basilica, martin luther king jr, president johnson, president clinton, medal of freedom, congressional gold medal, president eisenhower, commission on civil rights