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Plaintiff Maria Hurtado and her husband, Salvador
Interviews

January 29, 2016

Renee Tajima-Peña on the Women of the Madrigal vs Quilligan Case

Craig Phillips in Interviews

Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary for her film Who Killed Vincent Chin?, which aired on PBS back in 1989. She's hardly sat still since then;…...

From No Mas Bebes, Maria Hurtado in the abandoned maternity ward of the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center
Beyond the Films

January 29, 2016

Unwanted Sterilization and Eugenics Programs in the United States

Lisa Ko in Beyond the Films

Coerced sterilization is a shameful part of America’s history, and one doesn't have to go too far back to find examples of it. Used as a means of controlling “undesirable” populations – immigrants,…...