The raw data behind the story "Sitting Presidents Give Way More Commencement Speeches Than They Used To" https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/sitting-presidents-give-way-more-commencement-speeches-than-they-used-to/.

pres_commencement

Format

A data frame with 154 rows representing speeches and 8 variables:

pres

Number of president (33 is Harry Truman, the 33rd president; 44 is Barack Obama, the 44th president)

pres_name

Name of president

title

Description of commencement speech

date

Date speech was delivered

city

City where speech was delivered

state

State where speech was delivered

building

Name of building in which speech was delivered

room

Room in which speech was delivered

Source

American Presidency Project, Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu