Hail to the Chief: Notre Dame's history with the nation's highest public office

Author: Dennis Brown

Hail to the Chief

Notre Dame is hosting its first presidential debate in 2020, but its relationship with the nation’s highest office began almost a century ago.

More sitting presidents have spoken at Notre Dame commencement ceremonies than at any other institution, aside from the military academies. Explore the context of the visits from FDR to Obama.

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