Miss Evers' Boys

Miss Evers' Boys

A nurse becomes involved in an experiment to withhold treatment for syphilis from black patients.

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Miss Evers' Boys


Docudrama118 Mins1997PG

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."


  • Emotional
  • Uneasy
  • Shocking