Rachel Maddow Speaks to Smith Grads

By Andrew Gauthier 

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MSNBC host Rachel Maddow returned to Western Massachusetts Sunday as a role model and source of inspiration for students going out into the world.

Maddow spoke to the Smith College graduates in Northampton. The impact was obvious from the moment she received her honorary degree, and it continued as the internationally known MSNBC host shared with the class of 2010, her view that personal triumph is often overrated.

“The best way to guess what is going to work out in the future, is figure out what you will have been glad to play a role in and get smart and get smart fast,” said Rachel Maddow. More…