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11:23 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Missoula philanthropists to receive honorary doctorates from UM

Missoulians John and Sue Talbot will receive Honorary Doctorates of Humane Letters at the University of Montana commencement ceremony tomorrow.

John and Sue Talbot
John and Sue Talbot
Credit John and Sue Talbot

The Talbots are being recognized for their long and generous service to both the university and the community. John Talbot is a former publisher of the Missoulian newspaper, and the journalism building on the University of Montana campus is named after Sue Talbot's father, Don Anderson, a well-known newspaperman. The Talbots have supported and been active in dozens of community and university organizations.  In this feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the Talbots about their love of UM and Missoula, and why they think both the town and gown have a bright future. The Talbots met in college when Sue was attending Radcliffe, and John was at Harvard...