When someone uses the word "eugenics" – the genetic engineering of people – it conjures up the horrors of Nazi Germany. But not so long ago, a more subtle kind of eugenics was carried out right here in the U.S. Between 1922 and 1972, thousands of women in 30 states were sterilized against their will. Was it social engineering?
No Más Bebés, a new documentary, asks that question. It tells the story of 10 women who sued Los Angeles County General Hospital in 1975. Press Play producer Matt Holzman created this feature story based on the film.