Eugenics with apes?

Twink (
Wed, 19 Nov 1997 19:19:15 -0500 (EST)

At 04:02 PM 11/19/97 -0500, wrote:
>In a message dated 11/19/97 2:00:52 AM, wrote:
>>I don't know anything about Oliver, but it is very unlikely a
>>chimpanzee - human crossbreed would be viable. Just because they are
>>closely related to us doesn't mean they are compatible.
>According to a science film I saw in high school, such an experiment
>was performed back in the eugenics days. The embryos were nonviable
>and died in the second month.

Can we get a confirmationon this? When exactly were those eugenics
days? 1930s I assume.

Daniel Ust