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The Bob Edwards Show, Bill Jersey and Jane Elliott, January 17, 2011 Radio/TV Program

The Bob Edwards Show, Bill Jersey and Jane Elliott, January 17, 2011

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In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's birthday we dip into our archive to bring back two of Bob’s interviews. First, his conversation with filmmaker Bill Jersey about his documentary A Time for Burning explores the civil rights issue from one of the least likely of vantage points--a white, middle-class congregation in Nebraska--and reveals some of the more powerful observations about race and equality to come out of the '60s. Jersey’s documentary was named to the National Film Registry.

Then, Bob talks with educator Jane Elliott about her now-famous exercise. On April 5, 1968, the day after Martin Luther King was killed; Elliott conducted a bold experiment on her students, making them understand what discrimination feels like first hand. Some called her “Blue-Eyes Brown-Eyes” experiment "evil" and "Orwellian" -- said it abused the children's trust. Others championed her as a brilliant educator on par with Plato and Aristotle. Almost all of the students involved in the experiment said it strengthened their character. Elliott explains why, decades later, her exercise still matters. [Broadcast Date: January 17, 2011]

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