Echoes of the Holocaust: Eugenics and Disability in the Time of the Holocaust | Facing History & Ourselves
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Echoes of the Holocaust: Eugenics and Disability in the Time of the Holocaust

This webinar featured Dr. Patricia Heberer Rice, senior historian at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, and explored how the Nazis used eugenics in their pursuit of “Aryan genetic purity”. 

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Civics & Citizenship History Social Studies
Antisemitism Culture & Identity Genocide Human & Civil Rights Racism The Holocaust
Civic Education Equity Education

This webinar featured Dr. Patricia Heberer Rice, senior historian at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, and explored how the Nazis used eugenics in their pursuit of “Aryan genetic purity”.  Participants learned the stories of some of the victims, bringing a focus to the dignity of people who the Nazis sought to dehumanize.

We are grateful to The Hammer Family for supporting the development of our on-demand learning and teaching resources.

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