Gibson: "When A Reporter Claims His News Is 'Fair And Balanced,' It Probably Isn't"
ABC World News anchor Charles Gibson, a familiar face to millions, officially became part of the Union community at the College's 213th Commencement Sunday. His speech is excerpted below:
First, let me start by thanking you for the honorary degree today. It is not my first.
No, that came in June of 1965 when I graduated from Princeton University. Believe me - that was an honorary degree.
That day, sitting on the front lawn of Nassau Hall, as you sit here at Union, there were the summa cum laudes; there were the magna cum laudes, there were the cum laudes and there was me, sitting among the group that I once heard Bill Cosby describe as the "thank you laudes!"