"The committee has built an archive that will be of invaluable use to anyone concerned with the past or future of human experimentation, indeed, to anyone intent on keeping government responsive to its citizens."--Journal of the American Medical Association
"Excellent. Comprehensive, detailed, authoritative and clear ly written."--Canadian Medical Association Journal
"...an intriguing read: part cold war history, part careful review of voluminous files, part commentary on the status of human subjects research historically and in the contemporary period, and part illustration of the state of bioethics research methodology as applied to public policy."--Hastings Center Report
From the Back Cover
This book describes, in fascinating detail, a variety of experiments sponsored by the U.S. government in which people were exposed to radiation, often without their knowledge or consent.