The New School Fortieth Anniversary Commencement
The New School Fortieth Anniversary Commencement
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The New School Fortieth Anniversary Commencement

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New School Commencement Event Recordings

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Physical Audio
Type of Work
1/4 inch audio cassette
This audio recording is from the fortieth anniversary commencement ceremonies of The New School for Social Research, and consists of the commencement address of Lester B. Pearson, who received an honorary doctorate at the event. Pearson, a 1957 Nobel Prize recipient, discusses the importance of advancing progressive thought and social policies in the face of nuclear technology and modern science. Pearson argues for greater international political and diplomatic understanding and institutions in the face of militarism. Pearson concludes his speech at 14:11 and New School President Hans Simons closes the program with an invitation to the post-ceremony reception.
June 9 1959
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New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) (producer)
Lester B. Pearson (speaker)
Hans Simons (speaker)
Graduation 6/9/59 Single Track (Not Rewound) Missed introduction by Dr. Simons because reel kept tearing - complete speech of Lester Pearson (container)
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