Interviewed by students about human rights

On Tuesday, April 26, U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, who represents New York’s 18th District, was interviewed by Haldane fifth-graders for their documentary project on the U.N.’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The students covered topics such as the Syrian refugee crisis and women’s rights.

Fifth-grade students at Haldane interview U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney for a documentary project (photo provided) 
Fifth-grade students at Haldane interview U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney for a documentary project (photo provided)

Maloney said he was impressed with the students’ interviewing skills and challenging questions. The interview was arranged by a Haldane parent, filmmaker Ivy Meeropol, working with fifth-grade teachers Kathy Battersby and Simon Dudar. Meeropol’s colleague Rob Featherstone volunteered his time to film.

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