It was the early 1900s. The United States had abolished slavery almost a hundred years ago, although racism was still apparent, companies and institutions like the Rockefeller foundation, Carnegie Institution and Harriman Railroad Fortune greatly influenced and greatly funded Nazi Eugenic studies. Its almost ironic that a philanthropist company like the Rockefeller foundation was responsible for such crimes. By 1926 the philanthropic Rockefeller Foundation had donated some $400,000 which translates to 4 million dollars today, not only that but of the three fortune 500 all were in “league with some of America's most respected scientists hailing from such prestigious universities as Stanford, Yale, Harvard, and Princeton”. While they greatly funded overseas research companies like the Harriman Railroad Fortune were performing eugenic studies in the United States “the Harriman railroad fortune paid local...
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