presidential-commencement-speeches/commencement_speeches: 75

This table contains data behind the story Sitting Presidents Give Way More Commencement Speeches Than They Used To

Data does not include commencement speeches by President Obama in 2016.

Header Definition
president Number of president (33 is Harry Truman, the 33rd president; 44 is Barack Obama, the 44th president)
president_name Name of president
title Description of commencement speech
date Date speech was delivered
city City where speech was delivered
state state where speech was delivered
building Name of building in which speech was delivered
room Room in which speech was delivered

Source: American Presidency Project, Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley

Data source: https://github.com/fivethirtyeight/data/blob/master/presidential-commencement-speeches/commencement_speeches.csv

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rowid president president_name title date city state building room
75 41 George H.W. Bush Remarks at the Hampton University Commencement Ceremony in Hampton, Virginia 5/12/91 Hampton VA