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How have commencement addresses changed?

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Over the coming weeks, nearly two million students will graduate from college. Integral to the celebration is a commencement speech. Advice will vary from the practical to the inspirational and is usually imparted by individuals considered accomplished and prominent in their fields. But is one field called on more than others? In the chart below we grouped the top 400 commencement addresses, according to NPR, into one of ten categories using a "snake chart" to see if who is behind the podium has changed over time.

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