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April 5, 1986

Former Illinois Congressman John B. Anderson, independent presidential candidate in the 1980 election, was the keynote speaker for Sophomore Parents weekend. In his address, Anderson cautioned against too much individualism, saying “The banner of self interest to which we are marching today…is leading us away from the values…that held use together.”

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Anderson’s wife, Keke, had spoken at Vassar in October of 1980, in support of his presidential campaign.

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