Nicholas Buccola

author of “The Fire Is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley, Jr., and the Debate Over Race in America”

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On February 18, 1965, a crowd of more than 700 people packed Cambridge University’s debate hall for an intellectual clash for the ages.

Buckley-Baldwin debate still speaks to America’s racial divide

On February 18, 1965, a crowd of more than 700 people packed Cambridge University’s debate hall for an intellectual clash for the ages.

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