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Jane Elliott was born in Riceville, Iowa, USA. She is a writer, known for Blue Eyed (1996), The Eye of the Storm (1970) and Five Steps to Tyranny (2001). See full bio »

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Blue Eyed
Blue Eyed Writer
The Eye of the Storm
Five Steps to Tyranny
The Angry Eye
The Angry Eye Herself


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 1996 Blue Eyed (Documentary) (in cooperation with)
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 2009 The Event: How Racist Are You? (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Indecently Exposed (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 The Australian Eye (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 The Angry Eye (Documentary)
 2001 Five Steps to Tyranny (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 The Human Zoo (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Herself - Racism Scholar
- Crimes of Obedience (2000) ... Herself - Racism Scholar
- Brief Encounters (2000) ... Herself - Racism Scholar
 1996 Blue Eyed (Documentary)
 1992 The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 14 July 1992 (1992) ... Herself
 1985 Frontline (TV Series documentary)
- A Class Divided (1985) ... Herself
 1970 The Eye of the Storm (TV Movie documentary)
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 2014 Der Rassist in uns (TV Movie documentary)

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Jane Elliott gained attention in 1968 through the "Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes" exercise. In response to the assassination of Martin Luther King, she taught her elementary class about racism in an exercise in which students were labeled as inferior or superior based solely on their eye color. The results were so infamously spectacular that she continued to conduct the same exercise, or variations ... See more »

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