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The Great Debaters

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The Great Debaters
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May 13,2008

A controversial figure, challenging the social mores of the time, Professor Melvin Tolson (Washington) used unconventional and ferocious teaching methods to shape a debate team at Wiley College, a small African American university in Texas during the 1930s. Fighting against all odds and paving their way to success, the team reaches a pivotal moment when they are faced with one of their greatest challenges yet... going up against Harvard University?s critically acclaimed national championship debate team. Special Features:- Commentary By Actor/Director Denzel Washington (both versions) - Deleted Scenes (both versions) - Documentary With Original Debaters- Music Of THE GREAT DEBATERS - Original Score With James Newton Howard - Making Of THE GREAT DEBATERS- Wardrobe Of THE GREAT DEBATERS- A Visit To Wiley College - Poetry Of Melvin Tolson (Still Gallery)

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