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High School Debaters Advocate Civility in Political Discoursei
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Greg Flakus
October 11, 2012 6:18 PM
The U.S. presidential and vice-presidential debates are of special interest to young high school debate teams which compete regionally and nationally for awards, as they hone their skills in argumentation. But their experience also makes them critics, not only of the candidates, but of all the political discourse they hear around them. VOA's Greg Flakus tells us about one such award-winning debate team in Oakridge, Texas.

High School Debaters Advocate Civility in Political Discourse

Greg Flakus

Published October 11, 2012

The U.S. presidential and vice-presidential debates are of special interest to young high school debate teams which compete regionally and nationally for awards, as they hone their skills in argumentation. But their experience also makes them critics, not only of the candidates, but of all the political discourse they hear around them. VOA's Greg Flakus tells us about one such award-winning debate team in Oakridge, Texas.