Soaring rhetoric: 2012 commencement addresses

Joel Patterson Jun 8, 2012

This week on Marketplace Money, we used clips from several college commencement speeches throughout the show:

Adam Savage at Sarah Lawrence College

Maria Shriver at the University of Southern California

Bob Woodruff at Boston College

Colin Powell at Northeastern

Michael Bloomberg University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Mitt Romney at Liberty University

Barack Obama at Barnard College

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