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Upcoming Wave activities:

Oct. 7 - 11   "The Third Wave" play at Southmoore High School, Oklahoma

Nov. 13 - 14   "The Wave" performance by Unity Productions in Cincinnati, Ohio

Jan. 30 through Mar. 22, 2015   "La Ola" play by Marc Montserrat Drucker in Madrid, Spain at Centro Dramatico Nacional

Recent Activities:

Ron Jones toured Israel in March, 2014 - links are here

Phil Neel and Mark Hancock presented the "Lesson Plan" documentary at Seattle University in February, 2014

Ron Jones and Mark Hancock attended the "L'Onada" play production in Barcelona, Spain in March, 2013

Mark Hancock attended "The Wave" play in Jerusalem, Israel, and spoke in schools, in March, 2013,
and has been speaking in many schools, as listed here (testimonials and links).
Mark is planning a Europe trip in 2014-2015 - email him at


*** The "Lesson Plan" documentary is now available to see online Amazon Movies  and  Flixfling
          (still working on the DVD, collecting extras)

Several countries will be showing Lesson Plan on TV (click to see networks)
(Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Finland, Poland, Israel, Turkey)-

Please contact us if you see one announced, and we will list it here

State of Crisis Productions has announced that the Third Wave documentary film "Lesson Plan"
has obtained worldwide distribution with Mercury Media International


News and Articles

"Remembering the Third Wave"
Peninsula Magazine, September, 1991, by Leslie Weinfield
"Like history in the first person"
The, September 16, 2008,by Anthea Lipsett
"The Wave shows how to turn children into Nazis"
London Sunday Times, August 31, 2008, by Jeff Dawson
"The Wave: the experiment that turned a school into a police state"
The, September 5, 2008, by Sheila Johnston
"Nazis für fünf Tage"
Spiegel Online, March 11, 2008, by Christian Hambrecht
"In 'The Wave,' ex-teacher Ron Jones looks back", January 30, 2010, by Sam Whiting
סרט: בחזרה לנחשול, April 4, 2011, by Rosenfeld
Info on artiicle

Links to The Wave story resources

Miscellaneous Links

Cubberley Community Center today

City Committee on future of Cubberley property

Save Cubberley website   and   Save Cubberley petition

Rock Bands at Cubberley blog

The closing of Cubberley article

Student pranks at Cubberley

Moviie reviews


Other Social Experiments

Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes by Jane Elliott, first held on April 5, 1968 (the day after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., and exactly one year to-the-day after the final Third Wave rally).  Excellent documentary on PBS's Frontline can be watched here (one of their most requested shows).

Stanford Prison Experiment by Philip Zimbardo, held in summer 1971 at Stanford University (about 3 miles from Cubberley High School).

The Obedience to Authority Experiment by Stanley Milgram, begun in July 1961 (3 months after the start of the Eichmann war criminal trial).

East/West Germany one-day experiment, Pine View School, Osprey, Florida, on February 23, 2010

Holocaust Remembrance Day one-day experiment, Apopka Memorial Middle School, Apopka, Florida in March 2006

"Puritan Day" at Village Community School (8th grade) by Joan Brodsky Schur, published 2007

Holocaust experiment program, Waxahachie Ninth Grade Academy in Texas, article in 2007

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