A first amendment keynote to OU’s graduating students from my friend Ken Fischer

My buddy Ken Fischer always finds a way to leave an impact with students and teachers alike.

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Today we said goodbye to the class of 2013 at the University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism – at least the one’s who were part of OU Nightly this year. Ken Fischer, the tireless proponent of all seeking students, a saint among broadcast educators, combined two of his passions (as he often does) in his final address over chicken fingers and pizza in Studio A. Citing the powerful words from a great movie writer, Michael Wilson, Ken reminded them what their journalism degrees – and their journey forward as educated citizens in a great, free democracy – should be guided by. Wilson was a blacklisted filmmaker responsible for some iconic work. Born in Oklahoma, he died in Los Angeles. Like all great writers his work lives on – including the statement below – which was retrieved from a special online edition of the National Screen Actor which can be…

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