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Opposing Viewpoints in Context gives you access to information on controversial topics drawn from a wide variety of sources. Search by keyword or choose a controversial topic from the list to find a variety of sources concerning the issue, including "Viewpoints" (essays written on one side or the other of a controversial topic), news, magazine, and journal articles; video and audio clips; and links to websites.

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