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The great debaters

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Weinstein Company,
Pub. Date:
c2008.
Language:
English
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Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story.
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subject_facetAfrican American college students -- Texas -- Drama
African American college teachers -- Texas -- Drama
Debates and debating -- Texas -- Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Films for the hearing impaired
Melodrama
Melodrama -- Feature
Texas -- Drama
Wiley College (Marshall, Tex.) -- Drama
title_displayThe great debaters
title_fullThe Great debaters [videorecording (DVD)] / Alliance Films ; The Weinstein Company ; Harpo Films ; directed by Denzel Washington
The great debaters [videorecording] / The Weinstein Company presents a Harpo Films production ; produced by Todd Black, Kate Forte, Joe Roth, Denzel Washington, Oprah Winfrey ; story by Robert Eisele & Jeffrey Porro ; screenplay by Robert Eisele ; directed by Denzel Washington
title_shortThe great debaters
topic_facetAfrican American college students
African American college teachers
Debates and debating
Feature films
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