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Lasting Legacy: AN APOLOGY 65 YEARS LATE

HUNTER-GAULT, CHARLAYNE PBS News Hour (1997) Lasting Legacy: AN APOLOGY 65 YEARS LATE. [Audio]

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Abstract

Beginning in 1932, the federal government sponsored a study to examine the impact of syphilis involving black men. The experiment went on until 1972 without the test subjects' knowledge, but no President had apologized to the volunteers and their families until President Clinton did so today. Following a background report on the experiment, Charlayne Hunter-Gault looks at what the legacy of Tuskegee.


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Item Type: Audio
Uncontrolled Keywords: syphilis, President Clinton, APOLOGY, Tuskegee, Tuskegee syphilis experiment.
Subjects: Health > Health Equity > Bioethics
Health > Policy
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    Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2011 14:29
    Last Modified: 21 Apr 2011 14:29
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/2406

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