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Mar 13, 2012

Film on Compulsory Eugenics from the 1930s (Oliver Wendell Holmes reference)




The judge ordering the sterilization paraphrases Oliver Wendell Holmes' infamous line from the majority opinion in Buck v. Bell: "Three generations of imbeciles are enough."



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