• The Twenty-Eighth Annual Commencement Exercises of The New School for Social Research
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The Twenty-Eighth Annual Commencement Exercises of The New School for Social Research
The Twenty-Eighth Annual Commencement Exercises of The New School for Social Research
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The Twenty-Eighth Annual Commencement Exercises of The New School for Social Research

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Collection: New School Commencement event recordings


Material Category
Physical Audio
Type of Work
1/4 inch audio cassette
Description
This audio recording is of the twenty-eighth commencement exercises of The New School, at which honorary doctor of law degrees were conferred on Edward R. Murrow (in absentia), Nathan W. Levin, and Earl Warren. The recording begins with New School President Robert MacIver welcoming the attendees and introducing Dean William Birenbaum to announce the candidates for baccalaureate degrees. The recording then skips to MacIver's introduction of Jacob M. Kaplan at 1:06, who presents the first honorary degree candidate, Edward R. Murrow. MacIver makes remarks at 2:14 on Murrow's career and achievements and confers the degree (in absentia). At 4:06, Kaplan presents Nathan W. Levin, and MacIver details Levin's career and service to The New School at 4:48, and confers the degree. Kaplan presents Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court Earl Warren at 6:40, and at 7:32 MacIver salutes Warren's life and career, confers the degree, and calls him to the podium to deliver the commencement address. Warren begins his speech at 10:01. Warren discusses the importance of the pursuit of truth in the social sciences as well as in the physical sciences, unity through diversity, and the dangers of conformity. At 37:09, MacIver thanks Justice Warren and adjourns the proceedings.
Date
June 2 1964
Related people
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) (producer)
Robert M. MacIver (speaker)
Jacob M. (Jacob Merrill) Kaplan (speaker)
Earl Warren (speaker)
Nathan W. Levin (subject)
Edward R Murrow (subject)
Inscription
New School 1964 Commencement [Earl Warren, et al/] (container)
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Location
box mixed nav_5
Identifier
NS070209_000002

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