ABC Evening News for
Friday, Apr 24, 1992


Headline: Person of The Week (Jane Elliott)

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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Iowa school teacher Jane Elliott, who developed a classroom exercise to teach her third graders how racism feels, profiled; past scenes shown from the school in Riceville, Iowa, where she taught her students about racism by dividing them by eye color. [ELLIOTT - recalls her classroom experiment.] [Her student Raymond HANSEN - recalls the experiment.] Elliott's background reviewed; photos shown. Use of same exercise by Elliott with adults shown. [ELLIOTT - talks about racism.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's program "Prejudice: Answering Children's Questions" announced.

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Program Time:05:52:50 pm - 05:57:50 pm. Duration: 05:00
Reporters:Jennings, Peter
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Record Number:140861