Blood, sweat, and tears

Kirp, David L.
May 1995
Tikkun (Duke University Press);May/Jun95, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p50
Discusses the implications of the 1969 Tuskegee Syphilis Study on the present problem with AIDS. Controversy over the nomination of Dr. Henry Foster as US Surgeon General; Foster's involvement in the Tuskegee Syphilis Study; Concept of Tuskegee as racial genocide among African Americans.


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