Harold Sponberg, Address at the George Marshall Recognition Dinner, 1967

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Harold Sponberg, Address at the George Marshall Recognition Dinner, 1967

Description

Harold Sponberg served as Eastern MIchigan University President from 1965-1974. As the opening speaker of the George Marshall Recognition Dinner, Sponberg thanks all those in attendance for being present, before stating that he wished he could have known Marshall for a longer period of time, so that he might do him full justice in his testament to Marshall’s character. Sponberg details Marshall’s career before illuminating several of his teaching, coaching, and personal qualities. Sponberg’s address takes an emotional turn when he speaks of Marshall’s illness, and his hopes for a full recovery

Creator

Sponberg, Harold

Date Created

1967-10-27

Subject

Harold Sponberg; George Marshall; track and field; collegiate athletics; Charles McKenny; Bingo Brown; Lloyd Olds; John Munson; Eugene Elliott; Faculty

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https://commons.emich.edu/speeches/41

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Copyright to the audio resource and its transcript is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any other format without written permission of the copyright owner, Eastern Michigan University Archives (lib_archives@emich.edu).

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