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Facing Evil

DVD

60 minutes, color
Source: Films for the Humanities & Sciences

Facing Evil, hosted by Bill Moyers, documents the Understanding Evil conference held in Texas to examine the nature of evil. The speakers included Maya Angelou, Barbara Jordon, Philip Hallie, and Raul Hilberg. They looked at racism, cruelty, and the bureaucracy that fostered evil during the Holocaust. Included in the video is the discussion of human goodness and its role in counter-balancing evil, as well as the potential of good emerging from evil.

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