Bill Maher to give keynote address at December graduation

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Television host and author Bill Maher will give the keynote address at UC Berkeley’s graduation ceremony Dec. 20.

The host of HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” comedian Maher is known for his political commentary and satire. Maher has garnered a number of Emmy nominations and has also written political criticism books. In 2008, he wrote the film “Religulous,” which examined and lambasted the state of religion.

The graduation ceremony is scheduled to be held at 3 p.m. at Haas Pavilion. Tickets will be available in early November.

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