Commencement, Spring 1965


Creator: WKAR
Subjects: Alumni, Faculty, Students, East Lansing, Commencements
Description: Footage of the Spring 1965 commencement in Spartan Stadium. Audio of WKAR broadcaster Steve Brown is heard over the images, announcing the MSU Concert Band under the direction of Leonard Falcone and interviewing three different students as graduates, faculty and the platform party enter the stadium. Chief Justice Earl Warren's commencement speech is not included on this film, but a portion of the invocation by Rev. Francis M. Donahue can be heard, and the film ends with silent footage of graduates leaving the stadium.
Date: June 12, 1965
Format: Video/mp4
Original Format: Film - 16mm
Resource Identifier: A008006
Collection Number: UA
Language: English
Rights Management: Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by Michigan State University and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Contributing Institution: University Archives & Historical Collections
Relation: Instructional and Public Television Records
Contributor: MSU Archives and Historical Collections
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