Book Discussion on Better for All the World: The Secret History of Forced Sterilization

Professor Bruinius talked about his book, Better for All the World: The Secret History of Forced Sterilization and America’s Quest… read more

Professor Bruinius talked about his book, Better for All the World: The Secret History of Forced Sterilization and America’s Quest for Racial Purity, published by Knopf. He described the history of the eugenics movement in America and its influence on forced sterilization policies of the early 20th century. He profiled two of the over 65,000 victims of these policies. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

People in this video

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

Book Discussion on Better for All the World: The Secret History of Forced Sterilization

417 Views
Program ID:
192101-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
First Aired:
Apr 30, 2006
Last Aired:
Jun 24, 2006

Airing Details

  • Apr 30, 2006 | 11:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 14, 2006 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 28, 2006 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 24, 2006 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a DVD or Download

Book Discussion on Better for All the World: The Secret History of Forced Sterilization

  • DVD
    Length:
    00:58:09
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    00:58:09
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart

Clips from This Video