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In the summer of 1971, Philip Zimbardo, Craig Haney, and Curtis Banks carried out a psychological experiment to test a simple question: What happens when you put good people in an evil place – does humanity win over evil, or does evil triumph?
In February 2002, families living in a Chicago public housing development were given notice that their home would be demolished in six months. DisLocation chronicles the lives of tenants in one building as they move through the six-month relocation process.