Organ Thieves

Organ Thieves

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

New Horizons, Organ Thieves, Iñapari

Episode: New Horizons, Organ Thieves, Iñapari

  • Feb 5, 2021 9:00 pm
  • 37:57 mins

To mark Black History Month, the story of a Black man who made one of the first heart transplants possible, but he didn’t donate his heart willingly. Journalist Chip Jones wrote about the dark history of organ transplant science in his book “The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story of the First Heart Transplant in the Segregated South.” (Originally aired Sep 25, 2020).