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US Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024

Film Screening:
“Deadly Medicine"
Calipers. <i>Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin</i>
Calipers. Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin

Screening Times
11:35 a.m., 1:55 p.m., and 4:15 p.m.

This 22-minute film examines how Nazi leadership, in collaboration with individuals in professions traditionally charged with healing and the public good, used science to help legitimize persecution, murder, and, ultimately, genocide. Some examples shown in this program include: forced sterilization, euthanasia, and twins research and experiments.

Please note, screening times at the Museum are subject to change.

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Jeremy Mendelson

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Online Exhibition: Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race
From 1933 to 1945, Nazi Germany carried out a campaign to "cleanse" German society of individuals viewed as biological threats to the nation's "health" This exhibition inspires reflection on the continuing attraction of biological utopias that promote the possibility of human perfection.
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Holocaust Encyclopedia: Victims of the Nazi Era: Nazi Racial Ideology
The Nazi ideological concept of race targeted Jews and other groups—including Roma, Poles, and people with disabilities—for persecution, imprisonment, and annihilation.
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Oral Histories: Victims Describe Forced Sterilization
Three victims of the Nazi policy of forced sterilization share their memories from the Nazi era and the lasting impact the racial hygiene policies had on their lives.
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Bibliography: Nazi Racial Science
This annotated bibliography was compiled to guide readers to selected materials on the history of Nazi racial science that are in the Library’s collection. It is not meant to be exhaustive.
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