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Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: Videos and more

Books, articles, videos, and much more about the 2011-2012 CBC selection, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

Videos, Radio broadcasts, Podcasts

On this page you can find videos, radio broadcasts, and podcasts on many aspects of Henrietta Lacks's life. Scroll down so you can see them all!

U of M Medical Ethicist Discusses Henrietta Lacks, Informed Consent

Associate Professor of Philosophy Dr. Sam Kerstein of the University of Maryland discusses the ethics of informed consent as it relates to this book.

About the documentary

This 1997 BBC documentary about Henrietta Lacks was directed by Adam Curtis, and won the Golden Gate Award in 1997. It was mentioned several times in the book.

The Way of All Flesh Documentary

Radio Broadcasts

Henrietta's Tumor: Radiolab Podcast

A May 17, 2010 podcast from Radiolab. Rebecca Skloot is interviewed and plays parts of some of her interview tapes with the Lacks family. The podcast is 26 minutes long.