Book Discussion on The Plutonium Files

Ms. Welsome talked about her book, The Plutonium Files: America’s Secret Medical Experiments in the Cold War, published by Dial… read more

Ms. Welsome talked about her book, The Plutonium Files: America’s Secret Medical Experiments in the Cold War, published by Dial Press. She focused on how she became involved with the subject and the research for the book. She talked about the secret medical experiments conducted on 18 patients who were, unknown to them, injected with plutonium to try to ascertain the aftereffects of a nuclear war. After her prepared remarks she answered questions from the audience. close

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  • Jana Gandy Manager Barnes and Noble Booksellers->Community Relations
  • Eileen Welsome Representative American Society of Newspaper Editors

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Book Discussion on The Plutonium Files

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Program ID:
153507-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Rochester, New York, United States
First Aired:
Dec 5, 1999
Last Aired:
Mar 13, 2000

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  • Dec 05, 1999 | 6:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 06, 1999 | 12:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 11, 1999 | 11:21am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 13, 2000 | 2:05am EST | C-SPAN 2
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