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Number 16177
Subject Pharmaceuticals
Source ABC News 20/20
State NY
Year 1999
Publication Date June 11, 1999
Summary ABC News 20/20 reports "an investigation of one of Germany's largest pharmaceutical companies Bayer and its role in human medical experimentation on concentration camp inmates during World War II. .... documented for the first time the depth and scope of Bayer's involvement in human medical experiments in concentration camps. The research protocol in (one) case involved infecting healthy children with life-threatening diseases like typhus and then using experimental Bayer vaccines to see if they could combat the disease...."
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Pages 10
Keywords TAPE TRANSCRIPT drug B-1034 Auschwitz Dr. Joseph Mengele Poland National Archives Holocaust Nazis SS I.G. Farben Nuremburg War Crimes Trials atrocities
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