2nd Lecture Live in the Studio Next Monday


BMC Producers Diane Covert and Stacey Hammerlind present the second lecture in a series with Geoffrey Brahmer on Monday, March 4 at 6pm.

The powerpoint presentation will cover 3 bioethical cases from the Holocaust:

  1. The Nazi regime's view that the mentally disabled or persons with congenital illnesses were "burdens of the state."
  2. The anatomical tests performed on prisoners and cadavers by Dr. Eduard Pernkopf.
  3. How the example of the courage of midwife Rachel Herschenberg to assist in the birth of a child to a mother in hiding speaks to modern bioethical questions.

This lecture is free and open to the public.  Please stop by to learn and discuss these important historical and contemporary issues. 

Photo is of Rachel Herschenberg, Midwife in the Lodz, Poland ghetto.