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Taking Oath

Gov. Dick Thornburgh and wife Ginny, during his taking oath of office on January 16, 1979

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Thornburgh Family Lecture Gathering

Gathered for the Thornburgh Family Lecture in Disability Law & Policy featuring 2010 speaker Andrew Imparato are (from left to right) Dean Clifford Brubaker, Dean Mary Crossley, Dr. Katherine Seelman, Chancellor Mark Nordenberg, Andrew Imparato, Governor Dick Thornburgh, Ginny Thornburgh, son John Thornburgh, grandson Richard Thornburgh, Provost Patricia Beeson, and Dr. Edward McCord.

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Three Mile Island

Thornburgh speaking at Three Mile Island press conference regarding clean-up plan. 1980

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Pittsburgh's Renaissance III

Thornburgh speaking at Pittsburgh Renaissance III event beside Allegheny River. September 1985.

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Lecture Speaker

Governor Thornburgh (left) and Alfredo Corchado, Mexico Bureau Chief, Dallas Morning News. Mr. Corchado was the March 16, 2011 American Experience Distinguished Lecture speaker sponsored by the Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law and Public Policy and the University Honors College.

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Disability Advocacy

Speaking to disability advocates after the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). July 26, 1990

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Thornburgh's Book Printing

Director of the University Library System Rush Miller (left), Chancellor Mark Nordenberg (middle), and Governor Thornburgh examined books and watched a demonstration of the first book printed from the Espresso Book machine: Thornburgh's updated autobiography, Where the Evidence Leads.

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