Dr. Laura Briggs, author of “How All Politics Became Reproductive Politics,” discusses her latest book “Taking Children: A History of American Terror.” Briggs chronicles the history of American policy of separating families, including during slavery, our history of trauma inflicted upon Native families, bias drug policy, the American foster care system, and of course, the modern day family separation policy escalated by the Trump administration.
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