Between 1933 and 1974, the state of North Carolina ran one of the most aggressive eugenics programs, sterilizing more than 7,600 men, women and children. This film follows the journey of survivors, legislators and journalists who insist the state confront its role in the tragic, forced sterilization of thousands of Americans thought to have “undesirable” genetics.
Duration: 90 minutes
2017 Los Angeles Times Editorial: California needs to do more than apologize to people it sterilized
2014 Center for Investigative Reporting: Female prison inmates sterilized illegally, California audit confirms
2014 Press Enterprise: Female inmates, some in Chino, unlawfully sterilized
2013 Center for Investigative Reporting: Female inmates sterilized in California prisons without approval
2013 Center for Investigative Reporting Video: Sterilized Behind Bars