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Commencement Address at Knox College. delivered 4 June 2005, Galesburg, Illinois. All of you, your first year in college saw what happened at 9/11. It’s already been noted, the degree to which your lives will be intertwined with the war on terrorism that currently is taking place. But what you’ve also seen, perhaps not as spectacularly, is the fact that when you drive by the old Maytag plant around lunchtime, no one walks out anymore.

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Following is the prepared text of President Obama’s speech in Galesburg, Il. as provided by the White House. So, eight years ago, I came here to deliver the commencement address for the class of 2005. Things were a little different back then. For example, I had no gray hair - (laughter) - or a motorcade. Didn’t even have a prompter. In fact, there was a problem in terms of printing out the speech because the printer didn’t work here and we had to drive it in from somewhere. But it was my first big speech as your newest senator. Of young people who had the drive and the energy, but not the money to afford a college education. So these were stories of families who had worked hard, believed in the American Dream, but they felt like the odds were increasingly stacked against them.

Knox College is a private liberal arts college in Galesburg, Illinois. It is one of 40 schools featured in Loren Pope's influential book Colleges That Change Lives. Recently, Knox has had several well-known commencement speakers, including Barack Obama (2005), Stephen Colbert (2006), Bill Clinton (2007), Madeleine Albright (2008), Patrick J. Fitzgerald (2009), Christina Tchen (2010), Majora Carter (2011), Ed Helms (2013), Eva Longoria (2017) and Vir Das (2018).

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Barack Obama and Knox President Roger Taylor walk across campus just before the commencement ceremony. Barack Obama to the Knox College Class of 2005: "What will be your place in history?" Obama speaks at a news conference on the Knox campus following the commencement ceremony. Obama talks with Knox trustees Harold Bibb and Diane Rosenberg Hi President Obama! Whoops, sorry about that, I was just trying it out, seeing if it fits.

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Notes

Delivery date of speech: 04 June 2005