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On February 18, 1965, James Baldwin, the leading writer associated with the civil rights revolution, squared off against William F. Buckley Jr., the most prominent writer associated with the American conservative movement, at the Cambridge Union, the world’s oldest formal debating society. These two towering public intellectuals were brought before the Union that night – at the high tide of...

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Interactive Workshop

Best for employees who want to talk, connect, and engage in hands-on training.

Best for teams up to 60 people

Facilitated Learning

Best for employees who like to listen with some engagement and discussion throughout.

Best for teams up to 90 people

Lecture Followed by Q&A

Best for employees who like to listen, absorb and ask questions at the end. Can also be a keynote or speech.

Best for teams up to 120 people

Class Durations

Flexible class lengths to meet your team’s needs.


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More About Nicholas Buccola

Nicholas Buccola gained notable recognition through his acclaimed work "The Fire Is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate over Race in America," a deep dive into one of the most pivotal discussions on racial issues in modern history. With a keen interest in American political thought, Nicholas has expanded his literary contributions by authoring and...

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