In one of the his last public speeches before succumbing to brain cancer in August 2009, Senator Ted Kennedy accepted an honorary Doctor or Laws degree from Harvard. President Drew Faust conferred the degree before a standing-room-only audience at Sanders Theatre on December 12, 2008.
Monday, December 1, 2008
12:22 run time
/ December 1, 2008
Remarks by Sen. Edward M. Kennedy at Harvard University's 2008 Convocation.
Political dignitaries, family members, current and former colleagues, faculty, students, old friends, and admirers were all part of the capacity crowd that filled Harvard's Sanders Theatre Dec. 1 to honor the life of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.