2016 Induction Weekend: Induction Ceremony

Oct 8, 2016 |
Cambridge, MA
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On October 8, 2016, the American Academy inducted its 236th class of members at a ceremony held in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The ceremony featured historical readings by Robert Millard and Mellody L. Hobson, as well as a performance by the Boston Children’s Chorus. It also included presentations by five new members: Terry A. Plank, Jay D Keasling, Andrea Louise Campbell, Theaster Gates, Jr., and Walter Isaacson. The ceremony concluded with a performance by the singer-songwriter Judy Collins.

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