Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky, 1976. 12 pp.
  Rebels with a Cause  
  During his life Jesse Stuart gave countless lectures, speeches, and talks, but apparently the one only issued as a separate publication was Rebels with a Cause. A few others of his speeches were published in periodicals. The above item is the cover of a copy of his commencement address delivered at Murray State University on May 29, 1967. Jesse Stuart had a special relationship with the university. Beginning in 1960 he donated his papers, including books, manuscripts and other publications, to Murray State University Library. There is a Jesse Stuart Room in the Pogue Special Collections Library, housing the collection. The University also established an annual fellowship for a worthy in-coming freshman in his honor. The university gave him an honorary doctorate in 1968. During his lifetime, Jesse Stuart received sixteen honorary doctorates, including one from Marshall University in 1962.


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