U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Features “Deadly Medicine: The German Medical Profession and Nazi Medical Crimes” at Ringling Museum

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U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Features

 “Deadly Medicine: The German Medical Profession

and Nazi Medical Crimes” at Ringling Museum

 

WHO:       The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

 

WHAT:         Free public program: “Deadly Medicine, the German Medical Profession and Nazi Medical Crimes.” This program is hosted in conjunction with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s traveling exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, hosted at the Ringling College of Arts and Design from Jan. 14 to March 28.

 

Patricia Heberer Rice, Ph.D., a historian for the Museum’s Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, will speak and address: How did members of a profession committed to helping and healing people become complicit in Nazi crimes?  The lecture explores the role of physicians in forced sterilizations and the mass murder of Germany’s mentally and physically disabled.

 

WHEN:       Thursday, Feb. 5, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

 

WHERE: Academic Center Auditorium, Ringling College of Art and Design, 2363 Old Bradenton Road, Sarasota, FL 34234

 

Tickets:        The event is free to the public but guests are encouraged to register at ushmm.org/events/deadly-medicine-sarasota

 

 

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