Adam Cohen, author of Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck, is a journalist and lawyer, and a former member of The New York Times editorial board.

Published Works

Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck
Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court’s 50 Year Battle for a More Unjust America
Nothing to Fear: FDR’s Inner Circle and the Making of Modern America

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SHELF LIFE—Unfit: Virginia’s History of Eugenics

Historians Elizabeth Catte (Pure America: Eugenics and the Making of Modern Virginia) and Adam Cohen (Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck) discuss one of …

February 18, 2021 | 12PM – 12:45PM

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