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Duration: 32:06

This recording contains the invocation by Rev. Thomas E. Herbranson, the Presidential Welcome by Wendell Hess and the entire speech given by Senator Paul Simon at Commencement 1989. Remarks by student Sheryl Lynne Swartz and Senior Class President Kurt Eric Bryning are included. The conferral of honorary degrees for Mr. Russell O. Shirk and Sen. Simon are also present in this recording.

Through funding provided by the Alumni Relations Office, the original audio cassette was digitized by Media Preserve for streaming access here. Where possible, sound quality has been enhanced.

The file was edited by The Ames Library, Spring 2014, so that Simon's speech, which splits across side A & B, is contained in one recording presented here. The remainder of the ceremony, except for the individual names of graduates, is present on Side B of the cassette. The original media and an archival quality digital copy of the entire recording are available in the University Archives (archives@iwu.edu).

Through funding provided by the Alumni Relations Office, the original Audio Cassette was digitized by Media Preserve for streaming access here. Where necessary, sound/image quality has been enhanced. The file was edited by The Ames Library, Spring 2014, to the portion of Commencement containing the formal ceremony and guest speakers only. The original media and archival quality digital copies of the entire ceremony are available in the University Archives (archives@iwu.edu).

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