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Rehnquist to BU grads, May 1987: Value your time

The late Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist delivered BU’s 1987 Commencement address.

Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist of the Supreme Court, who died September 3 at age 80, delivered BU’s Commencement address in 1987, urging students to value their free time as much as work time. His son, Boston attorney James Rehnquist, graduated from the School of Law that year. BU Photo Services