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Fighting Words: A History of Debate in America

From the popularity of amateur debate clubs among young men in the late 18th-century, to the famed Lincoln-Douglas debates in 1858, and Gerald Ford’s infamous gaffe in the 1976 presidential debate, unpack the central role of debating in American democracy…

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