Who Knew WashU? 5.15.19

George Marshall
Marshall (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army)

Question: In what year did U.S. Army Gen. George Marshall, author of what became known as the Marshall Plan, which helped rebuild European countries after World War II, deliver the Commencement address at Washington University?

Answer: B) Marshall spoke on June 6, 1951, discussing the rebuilding of Western Europe and the challenges of the Cold War. Marshall encouraged graduates and their families to seek facts and to look for good examples of leaders.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Sherry Lohmann, who works in the Program in Physical Therapy and will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

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