Tuskegee Syphilis Study - First, Do No Harm | 1

American Scandal

By Wondery

Tuskegee Syphilis Study - First, Do No Harm | 1

In early 1930s America, segregation is the law of the land, and syphilis remains a grave public health concern. A handful of white government doctors aims to treat African Americans in a rural Alabama county where infection rates are especially high. But several officials conspire to alter the program’s goals, launching a decades-long program that will stain medical history.


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