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NOVA; Deadly Deception, The

12/02/1992

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Series
NOVA
Program
Deadly Deception, The
Program Number

2003

Series Description

Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974

Program Description

This program looks at the controversial "Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male." For four decades, 400 African American men from Macon, Alabama were unwitting participants in this government study of untreated syphilis. NOVA tells the story of this notorious human experiment. George Strait, ABC News Medical Correspondent hosts.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Deadly Deception, The,” 12/02/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_552337F959F04FD6BE4E5B535444B1BA.
MLA: “NOVA; Deadly Deception, The.” 12/02/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_552337F959F04FD6BE4E5B535444B1BA>.
APA: NOVA; Deadly Deception, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_552337F959F04FD6BE4E5B535444B1BA
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