College Behind Bars

When Bard Prison Initiative Students Debated Harvard

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When incarcerated students from the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) Debate Union beat a team from Harvard, their victory made headlines around the world. BPI argued in favor of the proposition that “public schools should be allowed to deny admission to undocumented children.”

Aired: 11/25/19

Rating: NR


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