A documentation of the modern eugenic movement in America. From the assertion of Darwin’s Theory of Evolution, coupled with his cousin Francis Galton’s correlation between genealogy,and the inheritance of intelligence. Insisting that human beings are predisposed genetically to be unfit for society.
This film follows the trail from its beginnings, in post slavery America, to its influence upon the Third Reich and its implementation of its final solution. After the exposure this brought upon the movement, the eugenics movement morphed into what we know today as Planned Parenthood.