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The Chess Clock Debates

A show for people who love good debates on divisive issues by serious people but think moderators just get in the way. We put interesting people on opposite sides of table separated only by a chess clock. We let them introduce the subject. We let them introduce each other. We give them equal time, and then we let them have at it.
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Now displaying: February, 2015
Feb 19, 2015

Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Suzanne Maloney takes on Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Michael Doran over Doran's recent article in Mosaic magazine, "Obama's Secret Iran Strategy."

 

Feb 16, 2015

Two Daily Beast journalists duke it out over whether journalists should have a privilege against testifying about their confidential sources. Shane Harris argues that they should. James Kirchick says they should not. 

 

Feb 11, 2015

Brookings Institution scholars Jonathan Rauch and Isabel Sawhill debate the question: "Can Marriage Be Saved?" Rauch, a noted journalist and same-sex marriage advocate, takes the affirmative view, and Sawhill, an economist and scholar of domestic poverty and family policy, takes a dimmer view. 

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