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July 15, 1990 | BARBARA ISENBERG
In 1932, news of a new health program was circulated in Macon County, Ala., and hundreds of people showed up at black schools and churches for free blood tests. Six hundred poor, generally uneducated black males were selected to participate, including 399 who had syphilis and 201 who did not. So began the U.S. Public Health Service's "Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male," a study that lasted for 40 years.
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July 15, 1990 | BARBARA ISENBERG
In 1932, news of a new health program was circulated in Macon County, Ala., and hundreds of people showed up at black schools and churches for free blood tests. Six hundred poor, generally uneducated black males were selected to participate, including 399 who had syphilis and 201 who did not. So began the U.S. Public Health Service's "Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male," a study that lasted for 40 years.
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NEWS
December 26, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
More than 10 inches of rain flooded hundreds of people out of their homes Friday in Tennessee and Arkansas, while a snowstorm over the Southwest gave Tucson its first white Christmas on record. West Memphis, Ark., drenched in rain since Thursday, also had been battered Dec. 14 by a tornado that killed six people. "If you can't swim good, don't come to West Memphis," Red Cross official Rebecca Locke said from Memphis, Tenn. "They've really taken it on the chin this month.
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February 25, 1995 | MARLENE CIMONS and DOYLE MCMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Questions were raised Friday about whether Dr. Henry W. Foster Jr., President Clinton's beleaguered nominee to be surgeon general, was aware of the notorious Tuskeegee, Ala., study in which illiterate black men suffering from syphilis went untreated for many years.
NEWS
April 15, 1998
These are the winners and finalists for the 1998 Pulitzer Prizes. Pulitzer juries make up to three recommendations in each category without listing them in order of preference. The Pulitzer Board, which awards the prizes, is not limited to those recommendations in choosing a winner. JOURNALISM Public service Grand Forks (N.D.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 17, 1985 | JANNY SCOTT, Times Staff Writer
The Golden Triangle and San Diego's flourishing northern frontier have become home to some of the city's most exotic high-technology industries--and to an extraordinary variety of exotic chemicals on which those industries depend. Behind the shimmering surfaces and landscaped parking lots, the area's proliferating electronics and biotechnology firms handle a wide range of hazardous materials, and generate a significant share of the county's hazardous wastes, county records show.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 12, 2004 | Kenneth Turan, Times Staff Writer
If sex is front and center in today's America, a nation simultaneously puritanical and porn-obsessed, Alfred C. Kinsey put it there. Nearly forgotten now, this driven, obsessive pioneer comes to the screen in "Kinsey" with a psychological complexity his contemporaries never imagined.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 15, 1990 | BARBARA ISENBERG
As Dr. David Feldshuh was writing his play about the notorious 40-year-long "Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male," he faced a conundrum: He wanted the play to be gripping drama. But he also wanted it to tackle complex questions about medical ethics. He got a gauge of his success the night his play, "Miss Evers' Boys," premiered at Baltimore's Center Stage last fall.
NEWS
February 23, 1987 | ANNE C. ROARK, Times Staff Writer
From antiquity, it has been synonymous with life itself. It was seen as the seat of the soul. It was thought to have profound, magical powers that could banish disease and restore youth. Some advised drinking it as a cure for epilepsy or rabies. The Egyptians applied it to the head as a cure for baldness and graying. Others said that sipping fresh quantities of it from slain gladiators would bring strength and vigor, even to an ordinary man.
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