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The Tuskegee Syphilis Study Ceremony - Collection Finding Aid

Title:

The Tuskegee Syphilis Study Ceremony - Collection Finding Aid

Description:

This collection consists of records from the Executive Office of the President, including the President’s schedule for the event and his remarks, the timeline for the ceremony and the invitation list to the Ceremony in Recognition of the Survivors of the Study at Tuskegee. On May 16, 1997, President Clinton issued a public apology to the survivors of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, which was conducted by the United States Public Health Service and lasted from 1932 until 1972. The Study recruited African American men to study the effects of untreated syphilis. The men were not told about their illness and treatment was withheld.

Please Note: No items in this collection have yet been scanned nor made available online

Identifier:

2006-1991-F

Publisher:

William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum