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James Baldwin vs. William F. Buckley: Debate Screening

The Open Book presents - James Baldwin vs. William F. Buckley: Debate Screening on September 7 at  7pm. 

In the landmark 1965 debate between James Baldwin (I Am Not Your Negro), one of the 20th century’s most prominent African-American public intellectuals, and William F. Buckley Jr., the “father of conservatism,” the following question is debated at Cambridge University: “Has the American dream been achieved at the expense of the American Negro?” 

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