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James Baldwin debated William F. Buckley in February 1965. Khalil Muhammad and David Frum are reimagining that debate for the 2020 March on Washington Film Festival. Jenkins/Getty Images and Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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Reimagining The James Baldwin And William F. Buckley Debate

In 1965, the two intellectuals debated whether the American dream "is at the expense of the American Negro." The Atlantic's David Frum and Harvard's Khalil Muhammad are now revisiting the idea.

Medley: What's Yo Phone Number/Telephone (Ghost of Screw Mix) Erykah Badu
I Wanna Be Down Brandy
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On & On [Clean Version] Erykah Badu
Bag Lady [Cheebah Sac Mix] Erykah Badu

The Public Theater in New York has been closed since March 12, but is still producing plays on Zoom, radio and film. "Just because conditions are hard, it doesn't let us off the hook; it doesn't free us of the obligation to try to fulfill our mission," says artistic director Oskar Eustis. Aislinn Weidele/The Public Theater hide caption

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What Will The Future Of Theater Look Like? 'Our Artists Are Going To Lead Us'

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James Baldwin debated William F. Buckley in February 1965. Khalil Muhammad and David Frum are reimagining that debate for the 2020 March on Washington Film Festival. Jenkins/Getty Images and Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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Reimagining The James Baldwin And William F. Buckley Debate

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