Among Schoolchildren illuminates a year in the life of a fifth-grade teacher struggling to make a positive difference in the lives of her students. In Holyoke, Massachuetts, Christine Zajac toils far from the limelight. Her story, and that of her students is heart-warming and inspiring as she helps them to become full-scale human beings. We find that some are brilliant, that others are troubled, and that Ms. Zajac never gives up.
"A Gentle Story"
In 1983, Roy Radin joined forces with movie producer Robert Evans and Elaine Jacobs, a woman with the ambition to use drug money to buy her way into the movie industry. When Radin's body was found outside Los Angeles, the police had few clues and eventually had to put the investigation on hold.
In 1984 triplet girls born three months prematurely received life-saving blood transfusions. A year later their parents learned that their donor had the AIDS virus. After years of suffering, all three sisters died. It has been discovered that six more children have received infected blood from the same Red Cross donor. Bad Blood is the story of gross mismanagement and shocking neglect within the American Red Cross.