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PBS NewsHour | North Carolina Moves to Compensate People Sterilized Against Their Will | PBS

Duration: 06:42
Program: PBS NewsHour #10238
Broadcast Date: Jan. 10, 2012

Roughly 7,600 people were sterilized in North Carolina against their will between 1929 and 1974. A state panel voted Tuesday to pay the victims $50,000 each. Ray Suarez discusses the history of the program and the panel's decision with Charmaine Fuller-Cooper of the North Carolina Justice for Sterilization Victims Foundation.



Post Date: January 10, 2012