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“A Dark Chapter in American History”

WNYC: The Takeaway, Todd Zwillich:

January 27, 2017

“One of the darker chapters in American history.”

“One of the things that was shocking in your film was that in the earlier days of eugenics this was very much a hallmark of progressives, as people who viewed themselves as champions of the poor.”

“It was largely out of anxiety and fear of immigration and hearing that fact now given the public debate and fears over immigration now it was a little bit chilling to see.”

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“‘State of Eugenics’ Film Sheds Light on North Carolina’s Sterilization Abuse Program”

Rewire, Tina Vasquez:

January 30, 2017

“Powerful”

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“Unsolicited Endorsement: The State of Eugenics”

Triad City Beat, Jordan Green:

January 11, 2017

“This is a lesson that — even in the face of the darkest machinations of the state — people of conscience can still come together and nudge society towards the light.”

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“Film Examines History of U.S. Eugenics Laws”

WBEZ 91.5 Chicago, Jerome McDonnell:

January 10, 2017

“Shocking”

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“Film tells story of a last stand of victorious bipartisanship”

Winston-Salem Journal, John Railey:

January 7, 2017

“This film is timely”

“[Shapiro] got an inside seat for the compensation fight in Raleigh”

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“America’s Shocking History of Eugenics”

WNYC: The Leonard Lopate Show, Leonard Lopate:

January 23, 2017

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“Chicago Filmmaker’s ‘State of Eugenics’ a Look at Forced Sterilization”

WTTW Chicago Tonight, Erica Gunderson:

January 10, 2017

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“’State Of Eugenics’ Film Chronicles Long Road To Compensation”

WFDD, Bethany Chafin and David Ford:

January 6, 2017

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“The State of Eugenics In North Carolina”

WUNC, Frank Stasio:

January 6, 2017

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