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(Studio) Commencement at Yale is milestone for school's president of nearly 15 years
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(New Haven, Connecticut) Yale president Kingman Brewster opened school to women, was instrumental in keeping campus quiet in 1960's; at commencement this year Brewster awards honorary degrees to North Ireland peace leaders Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams, to Gerald Ford and to British ambassador to United States Sir Peter Ramsbotham. [BREWSTER - comments with regard to Ford's aid in nation's preparation for bicentennial and Ramsbotham's diplomacy.] Yale confers honorary degree on outgoing president [Yale Corporation spokesperson Caryl HASKINS - confers degree.] By late afternoon, Brewster had become United States ambassador to Britain.
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Kilpatrick, Jim
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