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Exhibit focuses on scientists’ role in Holocaust – AP State Wire News – The Sacramento Bee August 7, 2012

Posted by sandyclaus in History of Science, Public History, Science Center News.
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It shows a young, blindfolded couple at the edge of a jagged precipice. The German-language text says “Don’t go blindly into marriage!”

The image is in a section of the display about mainstream ideas from which Adolph Hitler’s twisted policies grew.

Dr. Benjamin Sachs, dean of the Tulane University School of Medicine, says the exhibit shows “there was a slippery path toward the extermination program.” He says it holds important lessons for today.

via Exhibit focuses on scientists’ role in Holocaust – AP State Wire News – The Sacramento Bee.

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