Eugenics in Early 20th Century America Professor Robert Rydell of Montana State University talked about the history of eugenics in early 20th century America. Eugenics is a science that… read more

Eugenics in Early 20th Century America Professor Robert Rydell of Montana State University talked about the history of eugenics in early 20th century America. Eugenics is a science that advocates improving the hereditary qualities of a race through controlled mating. Professor Rydell talked about some of the eugenics studies and experiments that took in the United States, as well as eugenics-based forced sterilization laws passed by several states that targeted the so-called “feebleminded.” close

People in this video

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

Eugenics in Early 20th Century America

1,877 Views
Program ID:
310565-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Bozeman, Montana, United States
First Aired:
Feb 09, 2013 | 8:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 11, 2013 | 4:41am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 09, 2013 | 8:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 09, 2013 | 9:20pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 10, 2013 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 10, 2013 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 09, 2013 | 8:42am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 10, 2013 | 3:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2013 | 4:41am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Purchase a DVD or Download

Eugenics in Early 20th Century America

  • DVD
    Price:
    $29.95
  • MP3 audio - Standard
    Price:
    $0.99

User Created Clips from This Video