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WEST POINT ETHICS DEBATE: THE DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE

by West Point Cadets
April 19, 2018

frank news visited West Point in November, 2017, to film our first ever piece, and our first ever debate. West Point’s Ethics Debate team beat out 36 teams across the country to win the 21st annual Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl, February 26, 2017, in Dallas, Texas. Thanks to the teams coach Dr. Graham Parsons of West Point, who was crucial in getting this debate together. The cadets participating here in alphabetical order: Jessica Boerner, Elijah Brown, Nathaniel Frederickson, Viviana Gonzalez, Jake Hohmann, Carolyn Kehn, AnnMarie Moolenaar, and Brett Yelverton.

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Prompt One: Did President Obama act appropriately with regard to halting the development of the Dakota Access Pipeline in 2014? Watch Below:

The judgest for this debate moments before start. 

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Cadets mid-debate.