Hyde Park Book Group April 22, 2018
Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck, by Adam Cohen
Imbeciles tells the story of a vulnerable young woman, the institutions and doctors who should have protected her, and the Supreme Court decision that the government has the right to forcibly sterilize. The Buck v. Bell decision has never been overturned. Eileen will lead the discussion.
Our May 27 meeting will discuss Dreamland. a nonfiction book by Sam Quinones. Discussion will be led by Julie. We will choose books in May.
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