Miss Ever's Boys (1997)

 

 

 

 

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Starring:     Alfre Woodard (Eunice Evers, R.N.), Laurence Fishburne (Caleb Humphries), Craig Sheffer (Dr. Douglas), Joe Morton (Dr. Sam Brodus), Obba Babatundé (Willie Johnson), Von Coulter (Hodman Bryan), Thom Gossom Jr. (Ben Washington), Ossie Davis (Mr. Evers), E.G. Marshall (The Senate Chairman), Robert Benedetti (Senator), Peter Stelzer (Senator), Donzaleigh Abernathy (Nurse Betty), Tommy Cresswell (Dr. Larkin), Judson Vaughn (Dr. Davis), Larry Black (Dr. Hamilton).

Made for HBO cable network.

Awards: Golden Globe Award (Best Actress -- Alfre Woodard).

Unbeknownst to the "subjects," the government deliberately gives syphilis to 400 poor black men in Alabama beginning in 1932 and lasting some 40 years.  Miss Evers is the public health nurse who helps in the study.

 

 

 

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