Target: St. Louis 

Not Rated | | Documentary
The secret history of U.S. Army aerosol radiation tests in segregated neighborhoods of North St. Louis during the Cold War.

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Sean Slater

Writer:

Sean Slater

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Sarah M. Barnes Sarah M. Barnes ... Herself
Tony Perkins Tony Perkins ... Himself
Ben Phillips Ben Phillips ... Himself
Dennis Robinson Dennis Robinson ... Himself
Lisa Martino Taylor Lisa Martino Taylor ... Herself
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After Hiroshima, the United States Army, eager for new ways to weaponize atomic power, engaged in a series of classified open air studies designed to test the effects of aerosol radiation in a metropolitan setting. At first the tests were described as defensive, the latest strategy against the threat of Russian bombers. But as later declassified documents suggest, the goal of the testing, (performed primarily in low-income and African-American neighborhoods of North St. Louis), was to develop offensive capabilities which could match the climate and terrain of downtown Moscow. Consequently, generations of St. Louis inhabitants were unwitting participants in a government testing program, which like the infamous Tuskegee Syphilis Project, was facilitated by the U.S. Department of Public Health. Target: St. Louis investigates the historical catalyst for these events, the survivor's quest for answers and the subsequent Federal legislation requiring informed consent by human subjects. The ... Written by Western Independent

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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