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The Great Debaters (2007)

Directed by Denzel Washington. Cast: Denzel Washington, ForestWhitaker, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker, JohnHeard, Kimberly Elise. Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at WileyCollege in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debateteam. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historicallyelite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in thenational championship. Inspired by a true story. Special features:deleted scenes; "The great debaters : an historical perspective;""That's what my baby likes," music video; "My soul is a witness,"music min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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