History's Great Debates

Great Debates in History: The Bentsen-Quayle Vice Presidential Debate, October 1988

by Erik Fogel | Nov 9, 2017 9:00:00 AM
Whether a vice-presidential debate falls into the category of one of the great debates in history is, of course, debatable. These in-between debates have rarely served any other purpose than to ...
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Great Debates in History: October 26th 1965, Buckley vs Baldwin

by Erik Fogel | Oct 26, 2017 6:00:00 AM
Today on October 26th in 1965 William F. Buckley and James Baldwin met at the University of Cambridge to debate the topic "Has the American dream been achieved at the expense of the American negro?". ...
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Great Debates in American History: Kennedy vs. Nixon, September 26th 1960 (Round 1)

by The New York City Urban Debate League | Sep 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM
Today on September 26 is the 56th anniversary of a milestone in American politics: the 1960 John F. Kennedy-Richard M. Nixon nationally televised presidential campaign debates. This was the first of ...
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Great Debates: Buckley and Vidal, August 28th, 1968

by Erik Fogel | Aug 28, 2017 7:00:00 AM
  The August 28th Debate!  William F. Buckley and Gore Vidal were polar opposites. Having debated a number of times beginning in 1962, their relationship culminating in 1968 with an explosive series ...
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