University of California at Berkeley

Distinguished Visitors to Campus

  • Martin Luther King III, civil rights activist, Zellerbach Hall lecture, Feb. 16, 1996

  • Tony Kushner, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, featured lecturer, Nov. 16, 1995

  • Gregory Peck, Academy Award-winning actor, Zellerbach Hall lecture, Feb. 11, 1996

  • Joan Didion, featured speaker, capital campaign kick-off, Sept. 20, 1996

  • Pierre Bourdieu, world-renown French sociologist, featured lecturer, April 4, 1996

  • Robert McNamara, former U.S. Secretary of Defense, Charter Anniversary speaker and Regents' Lecturer, April 13, 1996

  • James Soong, governor of Taiwan, recipient of Haas International Award, April 13, 1996

  • Ted Turner, media magnate and environmentalist, speaker at College of Natural Resources commencement, May 19, 1996

  • Mario Molina, Nobel Prize winner in chemistry, speaker at College of Chemistry commencement, May 19, 1996

  • Diogo do Frietas Amaral, president of United Nations Assembly, speaker at International and Area Studies commencement, May 19, 1996

  • John Kenneth Galbraith, economist, speaker at Political Science commencement, May 20, 1996

  • Jean-Bertrand Aristide, former president of Haiti, recipient of Chancellor's Distinguished Honor Award, Oct. 4, 1996

  • Walter Cronkite, veteran television journalist, inaugural speaker at Herb Caen/San Francisco Chronicle Lectures, Nov. 12, 1996


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