Archibald Cox Speaks at Commencement

AArchibald Cox, Loeb Professor at Harvard University, speaks at Wheaton’s 142nd commencement and is awarded an Honorary Degree. One of the most cited legal scholars of the twentieth century, Cox also served as a special prosecutor during the Watergate scandal four years prior to speaking at Wheaton. In his speech, the acclaimed lawyer compares historic social movements of the past to the second-wave feminist movement, noting a “broadening of opportunities and revolutionary change in the status of women”.

Learn more about Cox from the Columbia University Oral Histories Library.