Where did Miss Evers Boys take place?

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Tuskegee

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Also, what was the name of the study in Miss Evers Boys?

Tuskegee Study

Also, how do you cite Miss Evers Boys in APA? Citation Data

  1. MLA. Feldshuh, David, 1944-. Miss Evers' Boys. New York :Dramatists Play Service, 1995.
  2. APA. Feldshuh, David, 1944-. ( 1995). Miss Evers' boys. New York :Dramatists Play Service,
  3. Chicago. Feldshuh, David, 1944-. Miss Evers' Boys. New York :Dramatists Play Service, 1995.

Also, who wrote Miss Evers Boys?

Walter Bernstein

Where is nurse Eunice Evers When the movie begins what year is it when did the study begin?

The movie takes place in alternate settings, transitioning between a 1973 Senatorial hearing and the site of the actual study in Alabama, beginning in 1932 and moving forward. Miss Eunice Evers, a nurse at a local Tuskegee hospital, is the centerpiece of the movie.

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Who was the nurse in the Tuskegee experiment?

Eunice Verdell Rivers Laurie

Is Miss Evers Boys a true story?

Miss Evers' Boys is a 1997 American made-for-television war drama film starring Alfre Woodard and Laurence Fishburne, based on the true story of the decades-long Tuskegee experiment. It was directed by Joseph Sargent and adapted from the 1992 stage play written by David Feldshuh.

What was the movie Miss Evers Boys about?

When nurse Eunice Evers (Alfre Woodard) is chosen to facilitate a program intended to curb syphilis rates among African Americans in rural Alabama, she is gratified to be able to serve her community. Over time, however, the study becomes twisted into a shocking human experiment in which patients are systematically denied much-needed medicine. Decades after the fact, Evers is called before a Senate committee to testify as to what really happened during the infamous "Tuskegee Study."

What was the purpose of the Tuskegee study?

The purpose of this study was to observe the natural history of untreated syphilis; the African American men in the study were only told they were receiving free health care from the Federal government of the United States.

What was the full name of the study and what was it intended to examine?

It was called the “Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male.” The study initially involved 600 black men – 399 with syphilis, 201 who did not have the disease. The study was conducted without the benefit of patients' informed consent.

What was Nurse Rivers moral standing in the Tuskegee study?

Eunice Rivers Laurie was the African-American nurse the USPHS hired to recruit the 399 black men in the county infected with syphilis and keep them in the study while they went untreated for four decades.