The Tuskegee Syphilis Study: The Real Story and Beyond

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NewSouth Books, 1998 - History - 175 pages
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In 1932, the U.S. Public Health Service recruited 623 African American men from Macon County, Alabama, for a study of "the effects of untreated syphilis in the Negro male." For the next 40 years -- even after the development of penicillin, the cure for syphilis -- these men were denied medical care for this potentially fatal disease.
  

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I would recommend this book to people who are interested in learning about the Tuskegee Syphilis Study but don't want to get too immersed in details. I found this very easy to read. Mr Gray was the attorney who sued the US Government on behalf of the surviving participants. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
23
Origins of the Study
37
The Study Revealed
74
An Abrupt End to the Study
100
The Presidential Apology
114
The Legacy
133
Table of Contents
144
Appendix
158
Bibliography
171
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About the author (1998)

Fred Gray is a senior lecturer in urban studies at the Centre for Continuing Education at the University of Sussex.

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