A gutsy commencement address

Jun 1, 2009 Full story: Crosscut.com

Former Iraq ambassador Ryan Crocker, a Whitman graduate, issues an unlikely Niebuhrian challenge to the class of 2009 By Anthony B. Robinson Former U.S. ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker gave a courageous and eloquent commencement address to the graduating class at Whitman College on Sunday, one that seemed at odds with the setting and the occasion.

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bill payne

Albuquerque, NM

#1 Aug 21, 2009

We'll suggest to members of the class of 1960 that they help convince the current Whitman administration that they extend an invitation to Sayyid Ali Khamenei to deliver the 2010 Whitman College commencement address.

2010 coincides with the 30th anniverary of the start of the Iraq/Iran war which Whitman College alumnus Ryan Crocker likely helped start.



#2 Aug 22, 2009

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