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Author: William PetersCharles E Cobb, Jr.Jane ElliottYale University. Films.Consortium of Public Television Stations.All authors
Publisher: Washington, DC : PBS Video [distributor], ©1985.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documents a reunion of Iowa teacher Jane Elliott and her third-grade class of 1970, subjects that year of an ABC News television documentary entitled "The eye of the storm". Shows how her experimental curriculum on the evils of discrimination had a lasting effect on the lives of the students. Includes scenes of her lesson being used in a prison setting.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Named Person: Jane Elliott
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Peters; Charles E Cobb, Jr.; Jane Elliott; Yale University. Films.; Consortium of Public Television Stations.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 20047081
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Previously broadcast over PBS as a segment of Frontline.
Credits: Director of photography, Floyd Freidus ; film editor, David Hanser.
Performer(s): Host, Judy Woodruff.
Target Audience: Ages 13 through adult.
Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + study guide (8 p. ; 28 cm.)
Details: VHS.
Contents: "In 1970, a public school teacher in Riceville, Iowa, divided her all-white, all-Christian third-graders into blue and brown-eyed groups for a lesson in discrimination. On successive days, each group was treated as inferior and subjected to discriminatory treatment. This 'Frontline' reunites the teacher and class after 15 years to relate the enduring effects of their lesson." ---Cover.
Other Titles: Frontline (Television program)
Eye of the storm (Motion picture)
Responsibility: produced and directed by William Peters ; correspondent, Charlie Cobb ; written by William Peters, Charlie Cobb ; a production of Yale University Films for Frontline ; produced for the Documentary Consortium by WGBH Boston.

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Documents a reunion of Iowa teacher Jane Elliott and her third-grade class of 1970, subjects that year of an ABC News television documentary entitled "The eye of the storm". Shows how her experimental curriculum on the evils of discrimination had a lasting effect on the lives of the students. Includes scenes of her lesson being used in a prison setting.

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