Copies in VCU Libraries
Copies of The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story of the First Heart Transplant in the Segregated South are available at the Cabell Library on the Monroe Park Campus and the Health Sciences Library on the MCV Campus.
Book Review from The Washington Post:
“Journalist Chip Jones tells a gruesome story….The disregard for Black lives The Organ Thieves documents makes it an urgently modern warning.”
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In collaboration with the VCU Common Book program, VCU Libraries presents The Organ Thieves Film Series. These screenings and discussions echo the themes of the Fall 2022 Common Book and help students explore medical ethics, racial equity and how we discuss these controversial topics in modern society. Popcorn and drinks will be provided at each event. One event includes dinner. The screenings are free and open to all. See the line-up and dates at the link below.
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