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UT Distinguished Alumnus Awards Ceremony (1964)
Gordon Wilkison
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1964  |
 B/W  
| English
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    Walter Cronkite and First Lady of Texas Nellie Connally
    Governor of Texas John Connally
    First Lady Lady Bird Johnson
    Acting President Harry Ransom gifts Cronkite with a paperweight constructed out of wood from the old Main Building
    Lady Bird Johnson presents Cronkite with the first DeWitt C. Reddick Award, which honors meritorious service to journalism 
    Cronkite begins his acceptance speech
    The need to teach skepticism
    Cronkite receives his Distinguished Alumnus Award
    Ransom introduces attorney Charles Inge Francis
    Governor Connally presents a Distinguished Alumnus Award to Lady Bird Johnson
    The role of a state university