Schieffer to Address AU Grads

Bob Schieffer, host of Face the Nation and chief Washington correspondent for CBS News, will address American University graduates at the School of Communication commencement on May 7th.  The veteran newsman will offer advice and share his experiences as one of the few journalists to cover all four major beats in the nation’s capital – Cap Hill, White House, State Dept., and Pentagon. Schieffer will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters.

Other speakers at AU’s various commencement ceremonies include Director of the National Economic Council Gene Sperling, Senator Richard Lugar, Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams and Stephen Zack, president of the American Bar Association, and astronomer Vera Rubin.

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