A Harvard Debate Council team won the Novice Nationals at Northwestern University two weeks ago with a 2-1 decision over a team from Dartmouth College. The winning team members were John Bredehoft '80 and Jim Poterba '80.
Harvard's William Foutz '80 and Stanley Frankel '80 lost 8th place to Northwestern University in a close decision.
Two Harvard teams will attend the National Debate Tournament, to begin this Friday at South West Mississippi state College. Stanley Dorn '78 and Bert Bernheim '79 will be Harvard's first team, and Jefferey Pash '77 and Michael king '79 will make up the second team.
The topic of this year's debate is "Resolved-the federal government should significantly strengthen the guarantee of consumer product safety required by manufacturers."