Many Americans are familiar with the Tuskegee experiments in which the U.S. government secretly injected hundreds of African Americans with diseases and then let them die without treatment.
It was all done under the auspices of government health care.
It is less well known that other similar experiments were conducted by the U.S. government elsewhere.
Federal officials knowingly spread poisoned gas in subways, poisoned alcohol, and conducted other experiments which left thousands dead.
Here is a story about federal experiments conducted at Vanderbilt University during the 1940s, in which hundreds of women who went to government-subsidized health clinics for treatment were unknowingly injected with radioactive poison.