Throughout its history, Arizona State University has had the privilege of hosting a variety of prominent guest speakers and events. This collection contains selected photographs, and audio and video recordings from University Archives. Some of the speakers currently included in this collection are Cesar Chavez, Hunter S. Thompson, and President Obama. There are also photographs from the 2004 Presidential debate held on campus.

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Created1984-09-19
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An invited lecture by "gonzo journalist" Hunter S.Thompson at Arizona State University, September 19, 1984. An amateur recording from the audience with significant background/crowd noise. The introduction is joined in progress. Thompson responds to questions from the audience. The talk includes some inappropriate language. The recording is incomplete but appears

An invited lecture by "gonzo journalist" Hunter S.Thompson at Arizona State University, September 19, 1984. An amateur recording from the audience with significant background/crowd noise. The introduction is joined in progress. Thompson responds to questions from the audience. The talk includes some inappropriate language. The recording is incomplete but appears to end as Thompson is finishing his remarks.
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Created2009
DescriptionPresident Barack Obama speaks at the ASU Commencement ceremony at Sun Devil Stadium, May 13, 2009.
ContributorsSpindler, Robert (Photographer)
Created2004-10-13
DescriptionPhotographs of the ASU Tempe campus depicting debate preparations, media working the event, political figures and student involvement. Photos of the debate inside Gammage Auditorium are not included.
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ContributorsChavez, Cesar (Speaker) / Nowakowski, Michael (Speaker) / Bernasconi, Soccoro (Speaker) / M.E.Ch.A. (Arizona State University) (Contributor)
Created1989
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Video clips and Spanish language news story of Chavez speaking at ASU regarding pesticides and farm workers. The event was sponsored by the student organization MECHA.

ASU News Bureau, Special Projects, Tape SP-003.