Gary Gallagher Accepts 2013 Merrill Award

Last month Gary Gallagher was honored with American Council of Trustees and Alumni’s 2013 Merrill Award for his contribution to liberal arts education. Here is his acceptance speech. Congratulations, Gary.

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  • Barbara Gannon Dec 26, 2013 @ 7:19

    Best line, Journalists engage the world like Labrador Puppies, everything is new to them.

    • Kevin Levin Dec 26, 2013 @ 8:09

      Gary was on fire. Nice to hear Pete Carmichael laughing in the background.

  • Mike Rogers Dec 30, 2013 @ 14:01

    That was fabulous…thanks for sharing it Kevin.

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