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Eugenics in America: A History of Injustice

December 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

| $10
The Lawyers of Conscience of The Florida Holocaust Museum
invites you to attend a special presentation:
 
 “Eugenics in America: A History of Injustice”
Presented by legal historian and author
Paul A. Lombardo, PhD., J.D.
 
Tuesday, December 3rd at 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 
at The Florida Holocaust Museum, Third Floor
55 5th Street S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
 
The Florida Holocaust Museum and The FHM’s Lawyers of Conscience invite you to attend a public program titled: “Eugenics in America: A History of Injustice,” Presented by legal historian and author, Paul A. Lombardo, PhD.,J.D. on Tuesday, December 3rd at 6:30 p.m. at The Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg. This lecture will be one hour, followed by a question and answer session. Light refreshments will be served.

 

The cost to enroll is $10. To purchase a ticket, please reserve by November 29th online at https://bookwhen.com/floridaholocaustmuseum. If you have any questions, please contact Arthur Sanchez at 727-820-0100 ext. 251 or by email to asanchez@thefhm.org.

 

Dr. Lombardo is the author of Three Generations, No Imbeciles: Eugenics, the Supreme Court and Buck v. Bell and A Century of Eugenics in America: From the Indiana Experiment to the Human Genome Era. He will discuss the history of Eugenics in the U.S., including an overview of involuntary sterilization legislation in over thirty states, the Buck v. Bell case, and the impact of the Eugenics movement in the U.S. on Nazi policies of racial cleansing. He will also discuss the subsequent use of eugenics to determine population control policies internationally and various legal issues raised by genetic testing in the Human Genome Era. Don’t miss this exciting lecture by the foremost legal expert on the history of eugenics in the U.S.
 
Please join Lawyers of Conscience Chair, Rachael WorthingtonEsq.
and Vice Chair, Josh Magidson, Esq. as sponsors of this event!  
For sponsorship information, please contact Arthur Sanchez at 727.820.0100 ext. 251 or Debra Marcus at ext. 274.

Details

Date:
December 3
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$10

Organizer

Florida Holocaust Museum
Phone:
7278200100
Website:
www.flholocaustmuseum.org

Venue

Florida Holocaust Museum
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Phone:
727.820.0100
Website:
http://www.flholocaustmuseum.org