TITLE

The cold war experiments

AUTHOR(S)
Budiansky, Stephen; Goode, Erica E.
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;1/24/94, Vol. 116 Issue 3, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how revelations that government cold war experiments exposed people to radiation have prompted fresh congressional inquiries. Vast cold war research program that used thousands of Americans as guinea pigs; Use of prisoners, drug addicts, mental patients and others to test the effects of everything from LSD and nerve gas to intense electric shock; Compensation for those injured. INSET: Welcome to the maze (seeking justice), by Ted Gest..
ACCESSION #
9401207505

 

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