LYNCHBURG STORY STUDY QUESTIONS FOR

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STUDY QUESTIONS FOR “THE LYNCHBURG STORY” How many were sterilized during the period covered in The Lynchburg Story? Who was the institution designed to house? For what reason, according to the film, did the first person (Mary Carbon) interviewed get admitted? How old was she when she was admitted? On what basis had most inmates been admitted? How was the operation explained to Mary Carbon? When was the sterilization program at Lynchburg exposed? What was the final documented number of forced sterilization cases? What was the State of Virginia’s reaction to the revelation? How did lawyers work to make sure the issue remained in the public eye? Who was Albert Priddy? What did he need? Who was Harry Laughlin and what did he advocate? What was the underlying purpose or rationale for the forced sterilization program? What was supposed to be the focus of the program? How did it work in fact? When was the Virginia law passed?
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2011 for the course UGS 303 taught by Professor Foster during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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