This Day In History: The Public Learns Of The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment


Now this is how you might think it happened, but you’d be wrong.

On July 25, 1972, The Associated Press, broke the story that the previous four decades, that 40 years folks, the U.S. Public Health Service, in conjunction with the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, had been allowing poor, rural black male patients with syphilis to go without treatment, even allowing them to die, as a way of studying the disease. Did someone say they needed more government programs?

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