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A man of courage and honor

President Clinton was the keynote speaker for the official unveiling of Riley's political papers at a USC library. (Photo courtesy Kim Truett/University of South Carolina)

Former President Bill Clinton praised Furman alum Richard W. Riley on Monday as a man of courage who displayed great respect for others and who “kept score in the right way.” Clinton was the keynote speaker for the official unveiling of a collection of Riley’s political papers at a University of South Carolina library. Riley, the former Governor of South Carolina and former U.S. Secretary of Education under President Clinton, has been a friend of Clinton’s since the two men were both elected governor in 1978.  Read more in The Greenville News.

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