The Eye of the Storm


27 minutes, color

In 1970, Jane Elliott, a third grade teacher in a small Iowa town, divided her class into two groups for a lesson in discrimination--one group being superior to the other. While only a classroom "experiment," the experience had a profound and lasting effect on the students. Issues of prejudice, victims and victimizers, as well as human behavior, are central to this documentary.

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