Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment

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Free Press, 1981 - African American men - 272 pages
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Story of the Tuskegee experiment where gvoernment doctors infected black patients with syphillis.

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User Review  - Carla - Goodreads

This is a very interesting read, it can be a little difficult and dry at times but it was not what I was expecting. This was a documented and publicized experiment that continued for 40 years. An eye ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kirsten - Goodreads

This is a compelling history of a terrible blight on science and the country. I had heard the broad outlines of this experiment before, but Jones lays out the development of it in a way that makes you ... Read full review


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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.

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