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Author Jones, James H. (James Howard), 1943-

Title Bad blood : the Tuskegee syphilis experiment / James H. Jones.

Edition New and expanded edition.
Imprint New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell McMillan International, ©1993.
Publication Info. New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell McMillan International, [1993]
©1993
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  174.280976 JON    AVAILABLE
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Description xv, 297 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Note Adult
1300L Lexile
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents 1. "A moral astigmatism" -- 2. "A notoriously syphilis-soaked race" -- 3. "Disease germs are the most democratic creatures in the world" -- 4. "Holding High Wasserman in the marketplace" -- 5. "The Dr. ain't taking sticks" -- 6. "Buying ear muffs for the Hottentots" -- 7. "It will either cover us with mud or glory" -- 8. "Last chance for special free treatment" -- 9. "Bringing them to autopsy" -- 10. "The joy of my life" -- 11. "Even at the risk of shortening life" -- 12. "Nothing learned will prevent, find, or cure a single case" -- 13. "I ain't never understood the study" -- 14. "AIDS : is it genocide?"
Summary An account and explanation of the experiment performed on unkowing African American sharecroppers, describing how the U.S. Public Health Service allowed the syphilis in the sharecroppers to take its course without treatment.
Audience Adult
Subject Tuskegee Syphilis Study.
Human experimentation in medicine -- Alabama -- Macon County -- History.
Syphilis -- Research -- Alabama -- Macon County -- History.
Syphilis -- Alabama -- Macon County -- History.
African American men -- Diseases -- Alabama -- Macon County -- History.
AIDS (Disease) -- United States.
Added Author Tuskegee Institute.
ISBN 9780029166758
0029166756
9780029166765 paperback
0029166764 paperback
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