Guest Host: Frank Sesno

A new history of Huntington’s Disease examines how community, science, and the eugenics movement shaped the experience of those suffering from the neurological disorder. The author wanted to understand the shame associated with the disease that killed her mother, uncles, and grandfather.


  • Alice Wexler Research scholar at the UCLA Center for the Study of Women and the author of "Mapping Fate: A Memoir of Family, Risk and Genetic Research."

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