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Saturday Afternoon at the Movies – The Famous Baldwin-Buckley Debate (1965)

Saturday, October 3, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Members & guests–free on YouTube (click here to view). To RSVP, please scroll down. Registered attendees will then receive an email the day before the discussion with a link to join via Zoom.

Watch the film any time before the discussion–or enjoy the discussion and be persuaded to view it after! On February 18th, 1965, James Baldwin debated against William Buckley in a historical debate at the Cambridge Union on the motion “Has the American Dream Been Achieved at the Expense of the American Negro”. The house voted overwhelmingly in favour of the motion. Join a group discussion led by Village member Mel Washburn via Zoom at 3:00 PM.


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Saturday, October 3, 2020
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Chicago, IL United States
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