|Cold Springs Harbor where evil|
experiments were conceived.
Did you know that Adolf Hitler got lots of ideas for his eugenics policies from Cold Spring Harbor, the Long Island eugenics laboratory? Hitler was actually a Johnny-come-lately to the field. American scientists were way ahead of Dr. Josef Mengele, the infamous German "angel of death" who performed terrible experiments using prisoners of war and Jews, including children, as his lab animals. His experiments with twins are infamous. You can read about the roots of the Nazi eugenics program here.