Graduation Speeches The 21 greatest graduation speeches of the last 50 years http://t.co/kAZpJtlSSx — Vox (@voxdotcom) May 16, 2015 The New York Times usually posts excerpts from notable commencement speeches every year. While we’re waiting for this year’s selections, here’s a look back from VOX. If you like, you can check last year’s review from NPR. Advertisements Share this:TwitterTumblrGoogleFacebookFlipboardPocket Posted by mikeschultz 3 responses to Graduation Speeches mikeschultz – Author May 22, 2015 Maria Popova links to a thoughtful review that includes streams of speeches by Nora Ephron and David Foster Wallace. 10 years ago today: David Foster Wallace's superb "This Is Water" commencement address on life http://t.co/27Uz03hrX4 pic.twitter.com/MgNRnhwbJE — Maria Popova (@brainpicker) May 22, 2015 mikeschultz – Author June 14, 2015 A sampler of this year’s speeches appears in today’s New York Times. mikeschultz – Author June 21, 2015 A tempering comment: “Why Are Commencement Speeches so Bad? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.