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June71865
Maj. Gen. William Tecumsuh Sherman speaks at graduation
Two months after receiving the surrender of the Confederate general and the Civil War ending, General Sherman returns home to South Bend and gives the commencement address at Notre Dame.
Keywords: graduation, general sherman, civil war, commencement, mother angela, minim, father sorin, st marys, general grant, robert e lee
June51960
The 1960 Commencement Exercises - I Like Ike and Pope
The 1960 Commencement exercises included President Eisenhower, future Pope Paul VI, and Dr. Tom Dooley.
Keywords: tom dooley, president eisenhower, commencement, graduation, father sorin, south quad, stadium, pope paul vi, cardinal montini, father hesburgh, west point
May221977
President Carter gives the commencement address
President Carter became the second President of the United States to give the commencement address at Notre Dame.
Keywords: graduation, commencement, president carter, father hesburgh
May201984
Fr. Hesburgh receives honorary degree
Father Hesburgh has many degrees and today received one he surprisingly never earned.
Keywords: father hesburgh, commencement, graduation, loret miller ruppe, peace corps