Hillary Rodham Clinton at Wellesley College

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Hillary Rodham Clinton graduated from Wellesley College in 1969.

While at Wellesley

  • While at Wellesley College, Clinton served for a time as president of the Wellesley chapter of College Republicans.[1]
  • According to author Carl Bernstein in his book A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Clinton's "time at Wellesley was not made easier by whatever tendency toward depression she had either inherited or developed -- a tendency that surfaced again in the White House."[2]
  • Clinton brought Saul Alinsky to campus for a talk on revolution. He offered her a job after graduation, but she turned it down to attend law school.[3]
  • Senior Thesis:
  • Controversy at graduation when Hillary Clinton rebukes U.S. Senator Edward Brooke: Student Rebukes Brooke at Wellesley Graduation[4]
  • Hillary was chosen as the first ever student to deliver the commencement speech at Wellesley.[5]
  • Don Jones was considered the "most important man in her life during the Wellesley years."[6]
  • Hillary was elected president of her student class in 1968. She said to a professor: "I can't believe what just happened! I was just elected president of the government. Can you believe it? Can you believe that happened?[7]

References

  1. The Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy's Dossier on Hillary Clinton, Hardcopy Version: 7 of 320
  2. A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Paperback Version: 39 of 640
  3. Hillary Rodham Clinton: What Every American Should Know, Paperback Version: 18 of 89
  4. Student Rebukes Brooke at Wellesley Graduation, Nashua (NH) Telegraph, June 3, 1969.
  5. The Seduction of Hillary Rodham, Hardcover Version: 11 of 464
  6. A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Paperback Version: 40 of 640
  7. A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Paperback Version: 51 of 640

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