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"School Ties": Careless Words Reveal Prejudice

The movie School Ties is about 1950s small-town, working-class teen, David Greene, who receives a football scholarship to St. Matthews, an exclusive prep school. His friendships become strained when another student reveals that David is Jewish.

In this scene, David enters his dorm room where Chris Reese is studying. Chris says he is disappointed that David kept his religion a secret. David defiantly says, "You never told me what religion you are."

"I'm Methodist," ...

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