In 2013, as students cheered and clapped, debate partners Elijah Smith (left) and Kansas City’s Ryan Wash displayed their trophies after winning two national debate titles. Wash’s life will be the subject of a movie.
In 2013, as students cheered and clapped, debate partners Elijah Smith (left) and Kansas City’s Ryan Wash displayed their trophies after winning two national debate titles. Wash’s life will be the subject of a movie. File photo by Shane Keyser skeyser@kcstar.com
In 2013, as students cheered and clapped, debate partners Elijah Smith (left) and Kansas City’s Ryan Wash displayed their trophies after winning two national debate titles. Wash’s life will be the subject of a movie. File photo by Shane Keyser skeyser@kcstar.com

KC debater’s life to become a movie produced by Brad Pitt and other powerhouses

August 07, 2017 07:00 AM