5 Articles On Hillary Clinton From 1969

“Spunky Wellesley Grad Visits for Wedding Tonight.”

Then 21, Hillary Rodham made national news in 1969 when speaking at her college commencement, she delivered a dramatic rebuke to Sen. Edward Brooke, the main commencement speaker. Clinton suggested the Republican senator was out of touch with her generation.

The article generated a healthy amount of national news and appearances on talk shows and nightly news.

Here are some of those articles:

A local news story on Clinton visiting for a wedding:

Lawrence-Journal World

A profile of Clinton in the Boston Globe and Chicago Daily News:

Chicago Daily News/Boston Globe

A wire story on her speech:

UPI Wire Story

A thought piece on her speech:

Lawrence-Journal World

An except of her speech in LIFE Magazine. Unused photos from the LIFE article can be seen here.

LIFE Magazine

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