Clip: Season 30 | 1m 25s
A proponent of Eugenics crusade, Charles Davenport believed that selective breeding could transform the human race. He founded the Eugenics Record Office in 1910 and recommended widespread eugenics education, including immigration laws to keep out the "defectives" and forced sterilization of native born and immigrants.
Aired: 10/08/18 |
Clip: S30 | 2m 6s
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The Chinese Six Companies
On May 28, 1900, San Francisco policemen formed a perimeter around Chinatown as officials diagnosed bubonic plague in the neighborhood and wanted to quarantine the nearly 20,000 residents. As tensions flared, an influential group of merchants known as the Chinese Six Companies sprang into action.Watch
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