Tues 7.10.12 | Ugly Chapters

Native American remains were routinely dug up and collected over a period of almost two centuries; by some estimates, one million skeletons were looted. How could this happen? And what role did museums, as well as academics based at places like UC Berkeley, play in these large-scale desecrations? Tony Platt has written an expose. Also, James A. Miller discusses the notorious case of the so-called Scottsboro Boys.

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