Issues & Observations: Making Leadership a Reality

Harriet Mayor Fulbright

Editor's note: Harriet Mayor Fulbright is the widow of the late J. William Fulbright, who served five six-year terms as a Democratic U.S. senator from Arkansas and who was the catalyst behind the international student exchange program that bears his name. Harriet Fulbright is president of the J. William & Harriet Fulbright Center, a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote world peace and nonviolent means of resolving conflicts through international collaboration and education programs. Following is the text of a graduation speech that Harriet Fulbright gave on May 23, 2006, at the Early College of Guilford, an advanced-placement public high school in Greensboro, ...

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