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Stanford Commencement address by Ken Burns

“The book is still the greatest man made machine of all – not the car, not the TV, not the smartphone.”

“The book is still the greatest manmade machine of all – not the car, not the TV, not the smartphone.”

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns delivered the keynote address at Stanford University’s 125th Commencement ceremony on June 12, 2016.

“We must remain committed to the kindness and community that are the hallmarks of civilization.” – Ken Burns.

Photo credit: L.A. Cicero