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Syphilis Study #18187

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 27, 1972
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(Studio) Citizens panel recommends to government that Tuskegee syphilis study be ended at once, and that survivors be given treatment. Department of Health, Education and Welfare spokesperson says recommendation will be followed. Study was begun in 1932 in Alabama among diseased blacks to determine effectiveness of treatment, and progress of disease among untreated. Many died.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry
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00:00:40

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