Harvard honors Monitor editor Fanning

Katherine Fanning, editor of The Christian Science Monitor, is awarded an honorary degree by Harvard University marshal Richard Hunt Thursday. Also honored were Oscar Arias S'anchez, Costa Rica's President, who later gave the commencement address; John Kenneth Galbraith, the economist; David Harold Blackwell, a mathematician-statistician; Sir Ronald Syme, a historian; Vera Cooper Rubin, an astronomer; Sir Richard Doll, an epidemiologist; and Jessye Norman, the operatic soprano. The Monitor's editor last month was also given honorary degrees by Smith College (her alma mater) and Babson College, both in Massachusetts.

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