New Year Convocation Tape Recording, September 19, 1965 | University of Illinois Archives
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Tape recording of the new year convocation in the Assembly Hall, including introductory remarks by President David D. Henry and an address by James B. Reston '32 on "The Rest of the Sixties."
Reston spoke on his undergraduate days at Illinois, military involvement in Viet Nam, the privileged status of university students, the need for realism in appraising world problems, understanding Asians, advice on conduct and study, nationalism, attitudes toward anxiety and change and the future.
This series includes a transcript of the introduction and the speech.