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Nancy's Bookshelf: Two former champion debaters

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Two-time world champion debater and former coach of the Harvard debate team, Bo Seo tells the inspiring story of his life in "Good Arguments: What the Art of Debating Can Teach Us About Listening Better and Disagreeing Well."

Also, author and former press secretary of Senator Sam Nunn, Roland McElroy talks about what he learned as a high school debater and what he's observed about political debating.

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Nancy Wiegman has a master's degree in French linguistics from Indiana University and taught yoga and foreign languages at CSU Fresno and the College of Charleston before moving to Chico in 1990.
Matt Fidler is a producer and sound designer with over 15 years’ experience producing nationally distributed public radio programs. He has worked for shows such as Freakonomics Radio, Selected Shorts, Studio 360, The New Yorker Radio Hour and The Takeaway. In 2017, Matt launched the language podcast Very Bad Words, hitting the #28 spot in the iTunes podcast charts.