To go through the daily experiences of arguing and saying 'listen to me, my point of view is good', you know, 'what I have to offer here is good'. Woman: Yeah. BARRY MARKOWITZ Jane Elliott: Where 'd you get a birth certificate? Okay, quietly now...not a sound. And this week and probably all the time you're in this room. Jane Elliott: You're going to say that today. So if I have kids, I hope they have brown eyes. And when you feel yourself in a situation that you can't get out of, which we couldn't--we were a captive audience and it was not a normal situation because normally you aren't badgered. You'll say, (in a mocking, sing-song fashion) Nooo, Mrs. Elliott... Jane Elliott: Every time I ask that question. It, this is a typical trait of a blue-eyed person. I literally stood because there weren't enough chairs and I didn't know whether I wanted to fight to take a chair down, I didn't know if somebody would come and take the chair away from me if I did. Jane Elliott: There are a few important blue-eyed people. K.R. Directed by A.J. Jon and Jo Ann Hagler on behalf of the Jon L. Hagler Foundation. To make sure its prison system employees are sensitive to the concerns of this large minority, the Iowa Department of Corrections last fall hired Jane Elliott to give her lesson to some of them. SHEILA'S HUSBAND: When I was gonna marry Sheila, I knew I--for my future that I was goin' into the military. (Laughter) Really, I just--I couldn't stand you. 2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. Jane Elliott: Absolutely, the Indians. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. JANE ELLIOTT: You chose your husband well. K.R. NARRATOR: Tonight, a third grade class gets a traumatic lesson in discrimination... JANE ELLIOTT: Blue-eyed people are smarter than brown-eyed people. Go to the board and write this, John. The Eye of the Storm - The Power of the Undisturbed Mind.... © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. And it isn't possible but it's happening. Did it stop him? Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. And then later, as I said, I don't even finish that thought before I remember back when I was like that and then I remember not, you know--everyone acts the same way; it's just your way of thinking is the difference. Jane Elliott: Then your problem is ignorance. Come on, let's do it again, loosen up. I hate to tell them that. Jane Elliott: The blue-eyed people. JANE ELLIOTT: I was absolutely enthralled--Sandy Dohlman's statements that "When my son comes home with the word 'nigger' and the other things that he hears downtown, I say to him, 'Listen, that isn't the way we judge people. She didn't forget her glasses. JANE ELLIOTT: Okay, what's it like to be like that? Personal Skills reflect the abilities the Heroic Spirits had in life and their personal legends. DAVID STOKESBERY: By nine-twenty I felt some antagonism, I'm stuck out here for twenty minutes standing waiting. They said things like when we lost our leader, his widow helped to hold us together. How are they going to react to this thing? I resent that doubly. Storm Ciara⁠—referred to as Storm Sabine in some parts of Europe⁠—swept across Ireland and the United Kingdom over the weekend of 8–9 February before thrashing the north coast of mainland Europe. Is everyone ready? A great wind is blowing across our world today, and many of us find ourselves in a storm. Please try again. David Stokesbery: I think some do, yeah, but I would hope that I never get so unreasonable. Children: They're fact, they fight a lot... Jane Elliott: The brown-eyed people may take off their collars. View User Profile View Posts Send Message … Who can tell me what contraction should be in the first sentence? MARY-KATE SHEA Additional funding is provided by the Abrams Foundation, the Park Foundation, and the FRONTLINE Journalism Fund with major support from Jon and Jo Ann Hagler on behalf of the Jon L. Hagler Foundation. What else do they think sometimes? Jane Elliott: What happened at recess? Jane Elliott: Does anyone have any comments to make at this point?