Nicholas M. Butler, 1862-1947, President, Columbia University, Nobel Laureate in Peace, Republican Party Leader, Commencement address, Columbia University, June 11, 1931
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Nicholas Murray Butler was an American philosopher, diplomat, and educator. Butler was president of Columbia University, president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. He became so well known and respected that The New York Times printed his Christmas greeting to the nation every year.