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A class divided [videorecording] / a production of Yale University Films for Frontline ; WGBH Boston ; produced and directed by William Peters ; written by William Peters, Charlie Cobb.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Media Center Reserve DVD 2711 37684001002680 Media Center Desk Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New Haven, Conn.] : Yale University Films ; 2003, c1986.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Faculty reserve.
Material for LENG-111 (Francese).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Floyd Freidus ; film editor, David Hanser.
Participant or Performer Note:
Host, Judy Woodruff.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Previously broadcast on Mar. 26, 1985 as a segment of Frontline.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 13 through adult.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Elliott, Jane
Community Elementary School (Riceville, Iowa)
Eye of the storm (Motion picture)
Discrimination > Study and teaching (Elementary) > Iowa > Evaluation.
Race discrimination > Study and teaching (Elementary) > Iowa > Evaluation.
Prejudices in children > Study and teaching (Elementary) > Iowa > Evaluation.
Class reunions > Iowa.
Educational sociology
Discrimination in education > Study and teaching (Elementary) > Iowa > Evaluation.
Moral education > Iowa > Evaluation.
Racism > Study and teaching (Elementary) > Iowa > Riceville.
Prejudices in children > Prevention
Films for the hearing impaired
United States > Race relations

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