Cart 0 $0.00
IRE favicon


Resource ID: #21818
Subject: Experiments
Source: Simon & Schuster
Date: 2004-05-03



This book reveals the practice of eugenics in America throughout the 20th century. Thousands of normal children were held in mental institutions because they were deemed "deficient" through crude IQ tests. United States health officials wanted to keep them from having children and degrading the American gene pool, a so-called "menace of the feebleminded." While institutionalized the children were beaten, raped and forced to fight each other. The story follows the lives of a group of boys from the Fernald State School.

109 Lee Hills Hall, Missouri School of Journalism   |   221 S. Eighth St., Columbia, MO 65201   |   573-882-2042   |   |   Privacy Policy
apartmentpenciluserscalendar-fullcrossmenu linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram
My cart
Your cart is empty.

Looks like you haven't made a choice yet.