James Baldwin Debates William F. Buckley Jr.

Historic debate between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr. at Cambridge University on the question: “Is the American Dream at the expense of the American Negro?”

Firing Line: William Buckley vs. Noam Chomsky

In 1969, William F. Buckley took on Noam Chomsky on Buckley’s PBS show “Firing Line.” At one point in the debate, Buckley threatens to “smash Chomsky in the goddamn face.”

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