Remembrance of sins past

January 1994
U.S. News & World Report;1/17/94, Vol. 116 Issue 2, p10
States that the ongoing debate over secret radiation experiments in the United States conducted during the cold war has raised questions about reparations for people who might have been victims. Information on other compensation programs that have a mixed record; Japanese-Americans; Agent Orange victims; Atomic veterans; `Downwinders.'


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