Henry Merritt Wriston (1889-1978)

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May 31, 1939: "Liberal Learning", WRUL. Duration: 07:47
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Source: Brown University Archives
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May 31, 1953: "Moral courage to take some position and stand by it."
Chapel Address, Providence: Brown University. Duration: 12:19
Source: Brown University Archives
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September 21, 1954: The need to gain perspective to meet the problems of life."
Pembroke Convocation, Providence: Brown University. Duration: 28:01
Source: Brown University Archives
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Wriston, H. M. "Wriston and Brown." Narrated by Dan Morrissey. Edited by Jay barry and Dan Morrissey. Sponsored by the Associated Alumni of Brown University. Limited Edition RCA Victor Recording, 1956.
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Source: Wriston Family
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Clip 1: Introduction, Hospitality towards ideas (01:57) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 2: Coming to Brown University (01:04) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 3: College is a place to grow up, Moral courage (00:36) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 4: Conformists are a dangerous threat (02:20) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 5: Moral Courage is a necessity (02:53) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 6: Censorship in the universities of the nation (01:42) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 7: VE Day Chapel speech, 1945 (01:45) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 8: What appeasement means (00:41) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 9: Chances for peace (00:46) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 10: The democratic ideal (02:00) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 11: Bureaucracy and the red tape jungle (01:00) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 12: Essence of the bureaucracy (02:09) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 13: Talk to Brown students (01:26) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 14: Hazards of independence (01:27) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 15: Fraternities and their responsibilities (01:19) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 16: Capitalizing on the moment (00:34) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 17: Versatility of a college president (01:12) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 18: Final address to the alumni advisory council (02:20) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.

 

October 26, 1966: American Assembly Dinner Duration: 01:16:23
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Clip 3: Dwight D. Eisenhower (10:46) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 4: Henry Merritt Wriston (51:12) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.

 

1969: "Henry Merritt Wriston" Address by James P. Adams Duration: 1:06:45
Source: Brown University Archives
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March 17, 1969: Henry Merritt Wriston Memorial Service Duration: 1:02:03
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Source: Brown University Archives
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Clip 3: Hymn "Now thank we all our God" (01:52) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 4: Invocation (01:44) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 5: The Wriston Presidency: Gordon E. Cadwgan, Fellow (07:50) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 6: The Wriston Presidency: The President of the University (07:21) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 7: Anthem "Rest well" (07:42) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 8: Personal Reflections: John K. McIntyre (05:38) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 9: Personal Reflections: John Rowe Workman (08:14) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 10: Personal Reflections: Henry D. Sharpe, Jr. (11:21) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 11: Prayer (02:55) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 12: Hymn "Our God, our help in ages past" (01:54) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.
Clip 13: Benediction & Postlude (01:22) If you are reading this you do not have a Flash Player installed, or maybe you have Javascript disabled? To download the lastest version of the flash player visit Adobe.com.

 

"Henry Merritt Wriston" Interview with Barbara Wriston Duration: 18:40
Source: Wriston Family
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November 2, 2007: Nancy Stack '74, Chair of the Alumni Association speaks at Inauguration of Michael S. Roth, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT Duration: 02:49
Source: Wesleyan University