Hillary Clinton practiced being president during her own 1969 graduation commencement speech from Wellesley College.
Long before Hillary Clinton delighted (and upset) many by becoming the first female presumptive presidential nominee of a major political party, 21-year-old Hillary Rodham was impressing her classmates and professors. When it came time for the commencement speech during the 1969 Wellesley College graduation ceremony, the well-educated young women did not suffer through a mundane speech from some old fogey. The person addressing the graduates was none other than their own classmate, Hillary.
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Hillary was the first student to ever have the honor of giving the commencement address at the women's college, clips of which Wellesley is now releasing online. She did a decent job, to say the least. Listen/watch to this snippet of the speech from Wellesley if only to hear and see how Hillary has changed since becoming a a famous figure.