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In the world of academics, eugenicists and race theorists were also at the height of their popularity.
Fibiger’s discovery was found to be entirely false, and Wagner-Jauregg (a staunch eugenicist) basically treated syphilis patients by infecting them with malaria, resulting in the deaths of 15 percent of those treated.
These included early 20th-century eugenicists, pioneers in gathering the histories of family traits.
By the time the case made its way to the desk of Justice Holmes, himself an eager eugenicist, readers are hardly surprised by his chilling opinion.
As Citylab’s Brentin Mock wrote last year, Grant was also a eugenicist and white supremacist.
The bespectacled physician, eugenicist and avowed white supremacist ran the state’s Bureau of Vital Statistics from 1912 until his retirement in 1946.
And when eugenicists needed an ironclad case to bring before the Supreme Court, Virginia’s medical elite supplied it in the person of Carrie Buck.
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