The Great Debaters
Date: 7:30pm PDT February 21 PST Location: Templeton Campus Center - Council Chamber
Templeton Campus Center - Council Chamber
THE GREAT DEBATERS
Friday, February 21, 2014
7:30pm - Council Chamber
This touching drama is based on the true story of Mel Tolson, a professor at Wiley College who inspired his students to form the school’s first debate team. This group of kids was the first African American team to ever go up against Harvard and defeated the famed debate team in the national championship.
Denzel Washington, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker, Jermaine Williams, Forest Whitaker; The Weinstein Company; Directed by Denzel Washington; Rated PG-13; 127 minutes; 2007
Presented by the Campus Activities Board and the Black Student Union.