Bad blood: the Tuskegee syphilis experiment

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Free Press, 1981 - History - 272 pages
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User Review  - bcquinnsmom - LibraryThing

What a terrible story!! I don't mean terrible in the sense that the book was bad but in the sense that I can't believe this actually happened. For 40 years black men with syphilis in Alabama were a ... Read full review

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1 star short of the perfect score, because I missed more direct accounts (interviews with the victims of the Tuskegee experiment) Read full review


y A Moral Astigmatism
A Notoriously SyphilisSoaked Race
3 Disease Germs Are the Most Democratic

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About the author (1981)

Jones is associate professor of history at the University of Houston. He received his Ph.D. in history from Indiana University and has held a Kennedy Fellowship in Bioethics at Harvard University.