This article first appeared in The Caravel.
Former-President Bill Clinton (SFS ‘68) delivered a keynote address in Gaston Hall on November 6, the capstone for the multi-day Clinton 25 Commemoration Event. Clinton condemned the politics of hate and division as well as the hyper-partisanship that stifle political discourse while advocating for inclusivity and engagement with others.
The Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service hosted the event to celebrate Clinton’s election as president 25 years ago on November 3, 1992. The four-day symposium featured live election coverage, panel discussions, and movie screenings that culminated with Clinton’s address. Panel topics ranged from Clinton’s vision of America, of the world, and of leadership and public service. Notable panelists included former-Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former-President of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo, Chief of Staff from 1998-2001 John Podesta, and many more. Clinton’s speech marked the final installment of the Clinton Lectures.
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