Open the Floodgates, Overwhelm Us, Run Us Out of Town
June 23, 2020
"Don’t look for reasons to hope, don’t look for other people to make you hopeful, be those people, create those reasons. Be icons of idealism, be rock gods of activism. Be the new vanguard of anti-cynicism, because there is already another generation coming up behind you that’s growing up even faster than you did, because they had to.”
Address by Cody Keenan, Former Chief Speechwriter, President Obama
Delivered as Northwestern Alumni Association's Last Lecture, June 15, 2020
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