TITLE

Presidential apology spurs legacy preservation in Tuskegee

PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;05/07/98, Vol. 89 Issue 19, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the White House ceremony held to commemorate the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, with reference to Herman Shaw, a survivor of the study, and United States President Bill Clinton's apology for the wrongs peformed on the study participants. Details on a building donated by the Alabama Exchange Bank; Reference made to the book `Bad Blood,' by Jim Jones; Comments from Shaw.
ACCESSION #
1114215

 

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