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CONTACT: Kristen Wright (727) 820-0100 kwright@thefhm.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Community Program at The Florida Holocaust Museum "Eugenics in America: A History of Injustice" Legal historian and author Paul A. Lombardo to share insights from his book November 19, 2019 [St. Petersburg, FL] -- The Florida Holocaust Museum still has seats available for the community to attend its upcoming Lawyers of Conscience program Eugenics in America: A History of Injustice, featuring legal historian and author Paul A. Lombardo on December 3rd at 6:30 p.m. 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. This program will be followed by a question and answer session, along with light refreshments. The cost to attend 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.


The Florida Holocaust Museum is located at 55 5th Street S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. For additional information, please visit: https://www.flholocaustmuseum.org/event/eugenics-in-america-a-history-of-injustice/.

About The Florida Holocaust Museum

One of the largest Holocaust museums in the country, and one of three nationally accredited Holocaust museums, The Florida Holocaust Museum honors the memory of millions of men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The FHM is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocides. For additional information, please visit www.TheFHM.org

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Community Program at The Florida Holocaust Museum "Eugenics in America: A History of Injustice"  

Community Program at The Florida Holocaust Museum "Eugenics in America: A History of Injustice"  

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