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You will present a mock debate between two great Unitarian figures from the 20th century, William Howard Taft and John Haynes Holmes. Both men were passionate orators and spoke eloquently for their positions. Review their arguments, read the online materials on Taft and Holmes, and get ready to stage your debate. Remember, this is an imaginary debate, not a historical re-enactment, so do not feel pressured to get it "right." Instead, try to portray Taft or Holmes as a principled, well-intentioned man making his best case for the betterment of society.
John Haynes Holmes
William Howard Taft
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Last updated on Saturday, December 10, 2011.
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