Tuskegee Public Health Study Apology

President Clinton formally apologized to four survivors of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study in which African-American men were denied treatment… read more

President Clinton formally apologized to four survivors of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study in which African-American men were denied treatment in order to study the effects of syphilis on the body. The president was introduced by Mr. Shaw and said the people who ran the tests at Tuskegee “diminished the humanity of man.” close

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Tuskegee Public Health Study Apology

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81273-1
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White House Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 16, 1997
Last Aired:
May 18, 1997

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  • May 16, 1997 | 3:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 16, 1997 | 9:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 17, 1997 | 7:24am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 18, 1997 | 3:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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