Who Knew WashU? 11.1.16

Question: Which former first lady visited Washington University to give an Assembly Series address?

Answer: D) Humanitarian and diplomat Eleanor Roosevelt spoke on campus in 1954. Hosted by Chancellor Ethan Shepley, she gave an address titled “The United Nations: Our Strongest Ally.”


Eleanor Roosevelt speaks on campus
Humanitarian and former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt speaks on campus in 1954 for an Assembly Series address. (Photo: University Archives)


Congrats to this week’s winner, Sharon Strathman, of Parking and Transportation, who will receive an “I Knew WashU!” luggage tag!

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