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James Baldwin vs. William F. Buckley Debate at Cambridge 1965

In 1965, James Baldwin and William F. Buckley debated the American Dream’s effect on the America Negro. The debate took place at Cambridge University, and the spectating student body proclaimed Baldwin the winner by a landslide—164 to 44.
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James Baldwin
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To Serve With Honor

Leonard Matlovich, a U.S. Air Force sergeant, was awarded the Purple Heart for service in Vietnam, but discharged soon after telling his captain he was gay and appearing in uniform on the cover of Time magazine with the words, "I Am a Homosexual" emblazoned next to him. While he may have "settled" in his fight against the Air Force, he was a pioneer in the fight for gay and lesbian rights in the military.
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TT Staff
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History
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