| By Kevin C. Brown |

April 7, 2011 — Historian Susan Reverby, the author of “Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and its Legacy,” discusses her book as well as her recent discovery that the U.S. Public Health Service, as part of a study on the transmission of syphilis, intentionally infected nearly 700 people with the disease in Guatemala during the late 1940s. In the Fall of 2010, Reverby’s findings pushed Secretary of State Clinton and President Obama to apologize to Guatemala for the experiments conducted in that country.

Note: The above dateline refers to this interview’s original airdate on WRCT-Pittsburgh. It was uploaded unchanged to Remapping Debate in April 2013.

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