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Jack McCordick is a freshman at Yale University and a former intern at America. He and his teammates from Regis High School in New York City won the high school debating national championship this year.


Debaters rattle off arguments at a blistering pace, sometimes more than 300 words per minute. (image by istock.)
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Jack McCordick
300 Words a Minute, and Going Nowhere: High School Debate Today.