Book Discussion on Death's Acre: The Body Farm

Mr. Bass talked about the book he co-wrote, Death’s Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab, the Body Farm, Where the Dead Do… read more

Mr. Bass talked about the book he co-wrote, Death’s Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab, the Body Farm, Where the Dead Do Tell Tales, published by Putnam Publishing Group. William Bass, a forensic anthropologist, helped create The Anthropology Research Facility, or “the Body Farm", a plot of land near the University of Tennessee Medical Center where he and his colleagues study the decomposition of human corpses in different environments. He used slides to explain techniques in examining dead bodies during criminal investigations. Mr. Bass also talked about the establishment of "the Body Farm” and about his books. After his presentation he responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Death's Acre: The Body Farm

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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Nov 6, 2004
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Dec 31, 2004

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  • Nov 06, 2004 | 11:41am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2004 | 3:35pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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