Apr 18

Watch: Barbara Bush’s Wellesley College commencement address

...deliver the commencement address after author Alice Walker declined the initial invitation. In a petition, 150 Wellesley students objected to her invitation saying that the first lady had “gained recognition through the...

    Watch Barbara Bush give the 1990 commencement address at Wellesley College
    "Find the joy in life, because as Ferris Bueller said on his day off ... 'Life moves pretty fast. Ya don't stop and look around once in a while, ya gonna miss it!'" She may not have been the first choice to be Wellesley College's commencement speaker in 1990, but the address then-first lady Barbara Bush delivered was enthusiastically received.


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