The forty-year Tuskegee Syphilis Study, which took place in and around Tuskegee, Alabama, from the 1930s through the 1970s, has become a profound metaphor for medical racism, government malfeasance, and physician arrogance. Susan M. Reverby's Examining Tuskegee is a comprehensive analysis of the notorious study of untreated syphilis among African American men, who were told by U.S. Public Health Service doctors that they were being treated, not just watched, for their late-stage syphilis. With rigorous clarity, Reverby investigates the study and its aftermath from multiple perspectives and illuminates the reasons for its continued power and resonance in our collective memory.76 Under Chapin, the HTC established the Return Loads Bureau to help relieve freight congestion by ensuring that trucks returned from ... coordinated cooperative shipping arrangements by putting truck operators in touch with businesses in cities on a specified route. Drivers visited the bureaua#39;s office in each city to see if anyone needed materials shipped and to streamline hauls to eliminate repeat trips.
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