James Baldwin debates William F. Buckley (1965)


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What's going on everyone, Welcome to another edition of Confessions of a Native Son, I'm your host Mike Steadman. I'm a Marine Corps Veteran, Entrepreneur, and Aspiring author, who enjoys thought-provoking and engaging dialogue about race, culture, and business. In 1965 at the University of Cambridge, two of the foremost American intellectuals, James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr., were challenged with the question: ‘Has the American Dream been achieved at the expense of the American Negro? The following is a bonus episode featuring the debate, as well as an introduction from yours truly. I ask that you listen to the debate with an open mind, discuss it amongst your peers, and appreciate the discourse of these two-man. www.ConfessionsofANativeSon.com

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