Harold Sponberg, Address at the George Marshall Recognition Dinner, 1967
Harold Sponberg served as Eastern MIchigan University President from 1965-1974. As the opening speaker of the George Marshall Recognition Dinner, Sponberg thanks all those in attendance for being present, before stating that he wished he could have known Marshall for a longer period of time, so that he might do him full justice in his testament to Marshall’s character. Sponberg details Marshall’s career before illuminating several of his teaching, coaching, and personal qualities. Sponberg’s address takes an emotional turn when he speaks of Marshall’s illness, and his hopes for a full recovery
Harold Sponberg, George Marshall, track and field, collegiate athletics, Charles McKenny, Bingo Brown, Lloyd Olds, John Munson, Eugene Elliott
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Sponberg, Harold, "Harold Sponberg, Address at the George Marshall Recognition Dinner, 1967" (1967). Speeches. 41.