Season 20, Episode 14 The Deadly Deception
First Aired: January 26, 1993
A report on the mistreatment of 400 black men in Macon County, Ala., who participated in “The Tuskegee Study” that lasted from 1932-72 in which Government doctors promised---but withheld---treatment for syphilis.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
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- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)