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Benno Muller-Hill and James Watson montage

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Benno Muller-Hill and James Watson discuss what happened to Nazi doctors after the war and what can be learned from Hitler's attempt to make a perfect race. (DNAi location: Chronicle > In the Third Reich > Epilogue)
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benno muller hill,james watson,nazi doctors,third reich,eugenics,epilogue,hitler,holocaust,germany
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