American Experience

Charles Davenport

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

Rating: NR

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