Intergenerational: Two Perspectives

In the Journey Towards Peace documentary, differences of opinion are clearly divided along generational lines on several issues, such as the relevance of the history of slavery and the importance of affirmative action programs.

Generational differences and conflicts have been around practically since the beginning of time. Throughout history, young and old have clashed over ideas and philosophies. While generational differences can sometimes act as a polarizing force, people all over the country have also found creative ways to use the wisdom of the elders and the vitality of the younger generation to bridge that gap:

While discussing the need for affirmative action the students express strong opinions on the need to continue programs that grant a privilege to one group and not another. Watch this streaming video clip of their discussion and then make up your mind.

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