Jurriaan Maessen
September 9, 2012

On September 10, 2012, Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon will open a reading room at the UN office in Geneva, Switzerland- dedicated to none other than international philanthropist (and by far the most generous beneficiary of 20th century eugenics) John D. Rockefeller Jr.

Besides the UN Secretary General, the opening will be attended by the Director General of the Geneva UN office Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the US permanent representative to the UN Betty King- as well as John D.’s great grandson Michael Rockefeller, who will be representing the family at the occasion.

Commemorating the 85th anniversary of Rockefeller’s donations to the League of Nations- the predecessor of the United Nations- the invitation states that “this exhibition highlights the essential role played by the Rockefeller Foundation and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace between 1920 and 1945 in the key technical activities of the…

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