Acres of skin : human experiments at Holmesburg Prison : a true story of abuse and exploitation in the name of medical science (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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Acres of skin : human experiments at Holmesburg Prison : a true story of abuse and exploitation in the name of medical science

Author: Allen M Hornblum; Holmesburg Prison.
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allen M Hornblum; Holmesburg Prison.
ISBN: 0415923360 9780415923361
OCLC Number: 1011901274
Description: xxii, 297 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: "The money was good and the money was easy" (Inmates recall life and experiments at Holmesburg Prison) --
"It was like a farmer seeing a fertile field" (Dr. Albert M. Kligman enters Holmesburg) --
"They're dropping like flies out here" (History of U.S. prisoner experimentation) --
"The walls seemed to be breathing" (The army tests chemical warfare agents) --
"I am not part of the program" (Radioactive isotopes are introduced) --
"Danger! This material is extremely toxic" (The dioxin experiments) --
"Where are we going to do these things now?" (The slow demise of inmate experimentation) --
"Retin-A®'s birthplace was at Holmesburg Prison" (The discovery of Retin-A®) --
"A conspiracy of silence" (Conclusion).
Responsibility: Allen M. Hornblum.

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