ABC News Primetime Live “Ethical Dilemmas” Part 2
Various scenarios are set up by actors to see how people react to conflicts.
One segment there is a Black couple arguing in a public park; a group
of boys bullying another boy; a married white couple arguing in public.
or lack of by passerby’s is all caught on tape.
Beyond Hate “The Heart of Hatred” (DVD – 52 min.s)
This program, narrated by Bill Moyers, features conversations with
a variety of people who have explored the heart of hated. A Los Angeles
gang member uses hate as a survival weapon. White supremacist leader
Tom Metzger defends his policies of hate both in a court of law and
in interviews. A former Israeli soldier tells how he disguised himself
as a Palestinian in order to better understand the source of his
own hatred. High School students in Bensonhurst, New York discuss
the beating death of a black youth in their neighborhood. A man who
physically abused his wife is presented as an example of people who
act hatefully when their identity and self-esteem are threatened.
Beyond Hate “Learning to Hate’ (DVD – 39 min.s)
In this program, Bill Moyers focuses on how children learn to hate,
and how attitudes toward hatred differ from culture to culture.
A youth of Arab-Israeli descent becomes friends with a young Orthodox
Jew at an international training center that teaches youngsters
the tools for dialogue and understanding. High school students
in Bensonhurst analyze the origins of hatred against gays. In Washington,
D. C., a holocaust survivor teaches children how stereotyping breeds
hatred, and how that hatred can lead to persecution.
Overcoming Prejudice (DVD – 13 min.s – Study Guide Questions/Answers)
People from diverse backgrounds should learn to get along with one
another and should celebrate their differences. Find out why prejudice
is such a negative force and learn why it is better if people accept
one another as individuals.
Shadow of Hate A History of Intolerance in America, The (DVD & VHS
kit – 40 min.s 2 copies)
Video spans three centuries to examine the challenges that our nation
faced in attempting to live up to its ideals of liberty, equality
and justice for all.
Truth about Hate, The (DVD – 49 min.s)
Emotional and hard hitting, this program explores the origins of
hate through the eyes of today’s teenagers as they
come face to face with their own racism, ethnic bigotry,
and sexual discrimination.