When Hillary was a kid

On commencement day at Wellesley College in 1969, a senior named Hillary Rodham gave a commencement speech to her graduating classmates. Here are some excerpts:

Ten years later, she was the first lady of Arkansas:

What strikes me the most? She has a really strong Chicago accent. It’s obvious in 1969, and it sneaks in every now and then in 1979.

Hillary graduated from college 50 years ago. And she still looked like a college kid 10 years later. She’s essentially been a public figure for three-quarters of her life.

And now she’s the (presumptive) Democratic nominee for president.


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