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One Book One Northwestern 2011-2012: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: Books

Links to events, exhibits, and library resources about and supporting this year's OBON selection, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.


Tuskegee Syphilis Study

The Tuskegee syphilis experiment was an infamous clinical study conducted between 1932 and 1972 in Tuskegee, AL, by the U.S. Public Health Service to study untreated syphilis in poor, rural Black men who thought they were receiving free health care from the government.

Henrietta Lacks


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Collections requiring NU NetIDs and Open Access  sources

SEE: LibGuide: ebooks @ Northwestern University Libraries

Notable Books