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After Protests, I.M.F. Chief Withdraws as Smith College’s Commencement Speaker

May 12, 2014

By Richard Perez-Pena at The New York Times

A week before she was to speak at the Smith College commencement,Christine Lagarde, chief of the International Monetary Fund, has withdrawn from the event, citing protests against her and the fund, the college said Monday...

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