Thomas Hunt Morgan
Clip: Season 30 | 1m 19s
Thomas Hunt Morgan was an American biologist and zoologist. He joined the board of the Eugenics Record Office when it was founded in 1904. But after a decade of crossing thousands of mutant fruit flies, Morgan made a startling discovery — that eugenics had no business informing American laws, and Morgan left the Eugenics Record Office.
Aired: 10/16/18 |
Clip: S30 | 2m 6s
Clip: S30 | 1m 38s
Clip: S30 | 1m 19s
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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