© 2024 Wyoming Public Media
800-729-5897 | 307-766-4240
Wyoming Public Media is a service of the University of Wyoming
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
Transmission & Streaming Disruptions

States Apologize for Forced Sterilizations

Oregon's governor is set to say the state was wrong when it forcibly sterilized residents of state institutions decades ago. Virginia's governor made a similar apology earlier this year. But few of those who were sterilized are still alive. NPR's Joseph Shapiro reports.

Copyright 2002 NPR

Joseph Shapiro is a NPR News Investigations correspondent.
Related Content