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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE : The Eugenics Crusade

Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET

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Uncover the story of the largely unknown campaign to breed a "better" American race.
  • Airdate(s): 10/16/2018, 9:00 - 11:00 PM ET
  • AMEX #: 3006
  • Original Broadcast: 10/16/18
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Episode Description

Learn the story of the unlikely -- and largely unknown -- campaign to breed a "better" American race, tracing the rise of the movement that turned the fledgling science of heredity into a powerful instrument of social control.

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  • AMERICAN EXPERIENCE "The Eugenics Crusade" Premieres Tuesday, October 16 on PBS

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