Apollo 8 Astronaut Col. Frank Borman at Illinois Wesleyan University
The film embedded here shows Apollo 8 astronaut Col. Frank Borman's visit to campus on March 18, 1969. Initially, Borman is at a press conference with President Robert Eckley (to his left) and Congressman Les Arends (to his right) and then is shown at a ceremony were all three Apollo 8 astronauts and two other dignitaries were awarded Honorary Doctorates. In the last segment Borman is shown placing a time capsule in the new Mark Evans Observatory during its dedication ceremony.
An audio recording containing extensive remarks made by Borman during a luncheon with the Board of Trustees is also available. See digitalcommons.iwu.edu/guests/1/
Illinois Wesleyan University, "Apollo 8 Astronaut Col. Frank Borman at Illinois Wesleyan University" (1969). Special Guests. 2.