ERIC Number: ED408632
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Hold Fast Your Dreams: Twenty Commencement Speeches.
Boyko, Carrie, Comp.; Colen, Kimberly, Comp.
This anthology contains 20 commencement addresses delivered by prominent and successful Americans from many different fields of endeavor--all the addresses have in common an understanding of the audience's thoughts and feelings at the important moment of a college graduation. Each speech in the anthology is preceded by a brief biography of the speaker. Speeches in the anthology come from Arthur Ashe, Robert D. Ballard, Ken Burns, Jimmy Carter, Ben Cohen, Marian Wright Edelman, Robert Fulghum, Cathy Guisewite, Daniel K. Inouye, Billy Joel, Florence Griffith Joyner, Wilma Mankiller, Ralph Nader, Katherine D. Ortega, Colin Powell, Carl Sagan, Jonas Salk, Dr. Seuss, Neil Simon, and Gloria Steinem. (NKA)
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, College Graduates, Commencement Ceremonies, Graduation, Higher Education, Persuasive Discourse, Public Speaking, Speeches, Student Educational Objectives
Scholastic Inc., 2931 McCarty Street, Jefferson City, MO 65102 ($10.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A