The Supreme Court Ruling That Led To 70,000 Forced Sterilizations In the early 20th century, American eugenicists used forced sterilization to “breed out” traits considered undesirable. Adam Cohen tells the story in Imbeciles. Originally broadcast March 7, 2016. Read more on NPR

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