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Benno Muller-Hill and James Watson discuss what happened to Nazi doctors after the war and what can be learned from Hitler's attempt to make a perfect race. (DNAi location: Chronicle > In the Third Reich > Epilogue)
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James Watson talks about Moral lesson from American eugenics movement and Nazi Germany.
Benno MÃ¼ller-Hill and James Watson discuss what happened to Nazi doctors after the war and what can be learned from Hitler's attempt to make a perfect race. German psychiatrists and doctors learned about euthanasia in medical school and, so, saw nothing
James Watson tlks about the moral responsibility of scientists in Nazi Germany.
James Watson talks about the eugenics movement and Nazi Germany.
The Nazis used the same techniques to deal with mental patients and Jews.
Many doctors and other personnel who had gained expertise in running gas chambers at mental institutions were then transferred to Poland, where the first gas chamber was built at the Auschwitz extermination camp in January 1942. Carbon monoxide gas was re
Benno MÃ¼ller-Hill takes James Watson on a tour of the gas chamber at Bernberg Psychiatric Hospital, one of six euthanasia facilities for mental patients established in 1940-41. Although euthanasia was first used for children with severe birth defects,
Patients given sleeping pills over a period of time succumbed to lung infections, effectively disguising their euthanasia.
Psychiatrists filled out a one-page questionnaire for each mental patient, and marked with a cross those to be euthanized.
15389. Moving on to Poland - Doctors in the mental institutions being reassigned, Muller-Hill and Watson
Doctors and helpers who ran the gas chambers at mental institutions were reassigned to extermination camps in Poland.