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The plutonium files : America's secret medical experiments in the Cold War, Eileen Welsome

Label
The plutonium files : America's secret medical experiments in the Cold War
Title
The plutonium files
Title remainder
America's secret medical experiments in the Cold War
Statement of responsibility
Eileen Welsome
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Welsome, Eileen
Dewey number
616.9/897/00973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA1231.R2
LC item number
W45 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1999 J-290
  • WN 420
NLM item number
W463p 1999
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Radiation
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Radiation victims
  • Informed consent (Medical law)
  • Radiation
Label
The plutonium files : America's secret medical experiments in the Cold War, Eileen Welsome
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [552]-568) and index
Contents
Pt. I. The "Product" -- Ch. 1. The acid taste of Plutonium -- Ch. 2. The Rad Lab -- Ch. 3. 1942: the Met Lab -- Ch. 4. A tolerable dose -- Ch. 5. The Manhattan project is launched -- Ch. 6. Plutonium rising -- Ch. 7. Planning the experiment -- Ch. 8. Ebb Cade -- Ch. 9. Next in line: Arthur and Albert -- Ch. 10. Trinity site -- Ch. 11. A "small piece of the sun" -- Ch. 12. The quest continues -- Ch. 13. The Rochester production line -- Ch. 14. A misdiagnosed housewife -- Ch. 15. Chicago: upping the dose -- Ch. 16. Postwar Berkeley: the final injections -- Pt. II. Atomic utopia -- Ch. 17. At a Crossroads -- Ch. 18. Comings and goings -- Ch. 19. The AEC and the politics of secrecy -- Ch. 20. Shields Warren: "patriotic enough to lie" -- Ch. 21. "Wrapped in the flag" -- Ch. 22. The Vanderbilt women -- Ch. 23. The Fernald boys -- Pt. III. The proving ground -- Ch. 24. Stalin's Labor Day surprise -- Ch. 25. The first GI guinea pigs -- Ch. 26. "Hot particles" -- Ch. 27. Scorched earth maneuvers -- Ch. 28. Citizen volunteers -- Ch. 29. The cloud samplers -- Ch. 30. Dispatch from ground zero -- Ch. 31. The inverted mushroom -- Ch. 32. Body-snatching patriots -- Pt. IV. "The Buchenwald touch" -- Ch. 33. "Mice or men?" -- Ch. 34. Houston's "paperclip" doctor -- Ch. 35. Cincinnati's battlefield -- Ch. 36. The chambers of Oak Ridge -- Ch. 37. Captive volunteers: prisoners in Oregon and Washington -- Ch. 38. The plutonium experiment: phase two -- Ch. 39. "Tragic deaths full of pity and sorrow" -- Pt. V. The reckoning -- Ch. 40. "We're coming clean" -- Ch. 41. Revelations and tribulations -- Ch. 42. January 1994: the advisory committee on human radiation experiments -- Ch. 43. Harvest of sorrow -- Ch. 44. Closing the book -- Ch. 45. A presidential apology -- Ch. 46. "Never again" -- Ch. 47. Whitewashes, red herrings, and cold cash
Control code
ocm40805423
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 580 p.
Isbn
9780385314022
Lccn
99010991
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o40805423
  • (Sirsi) o40805423
Label
The plutonium files : America's secret medical experiments in the Cold War, Eileen Welsome
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [552]-568) and index
Contents
Pt. I. The "Product" -- Ch. 1. The acid taste of Plutonium -- Ch. 2. The Rad Lab -- Ch. 3. 1942: the Met Lab -- Ch. 4. A tolerable dose -- Ch. 5. The Manhattan project is launched -- Ch. 6. Plutonium rising -- Ch. 7. Planning the experiment -- Ch. 8. Ebb Cade -- Ch. 9. Next in line: Arthur and Albert -- Ch. 10. Trinity site -- Ch. 11. A "small piece of the sun" -- Ch. 12. The quest continues -- Ch. 13. The Rochester production line -- Ch. 14. A misdiagnosed housewife -- Ch. 15. Chicago: upping the dose -- Ch. 16. Postwar Berkeley: the final injections -- Pt. II. Atomic utopia -- Ch. 17. At a Crossroads -- Ch. 18. Comings and goings -- Ch. 19. The AEC and the politics of secrecy -- Ch. 20. Shields Warren: "patriotic enough to lie" -- Ch. 21. "Wrapped in the flag" -- Ch. 22. The Vanderbilt women -- Ch. 23. The Fernald boys -- Pt. III. The proving ground -- Ch. 24. Stalin's Labor Day surprise -- Ch. 25. The first GI guinea pigs -- Ch. 26. "Hot particles" -- Ch. 27. Scorched earth maneuvers -- Ch. 28. Citizen volunteers -- Ch. 29. The cloud samplers -- Ch. 30. Dispatch from ground zero -- Ch. 31. The inverted mushroom -- Ch. 32. Body-snatching patriots -- Pt. IV. "The Buchenwald touch" -- Ch. 33. "Mice or men?" -- Ch. 34. Houston's "paperclip" doctor -- Ch. 35. Cincinnati's battlefield -- Ch. 36. The chambers of Oak Ridge -- Ch. 37. Captive volunteers: prisoners in Oregon and Washington -- Ch. 38. The plutonium experiment: phase two -- Ch. 39. "Tragic deaths full of pity and sorrow" -- Pt. V. The reckoning -- Ch. 40. "We're coming clean" -- Ch. 41. Revelations and tribulations -- Ch. 42. January 1994: the advisory committee on human radiation experiments -- Ch. 43. Harvest of sorrow -- Ch. 44. Closing the book -- Ch. 45. A presidential apology -- Ch. 46. "Never again" -- Ch. 47. Whitewashes, red herrings, and cold cash
Control code
ocm40805423
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 580 p.
Isbn
9780385314022
Lccn
99010991
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o40805423
  • (Sirsi) o40805423

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