Syphilis Public Service Announcement

This is a public service announcement out of California about syphilis and the dangers of venereal disease. At the time of the video, the Tuskegee syphilis study was going on in Alabama, which is a whole other issue, but the fact that there’s a ‘watch out for syphilis’ PSA is almost paradoxical. The  video is introduced in a conversation like format between public health officials, seated at desks and authoritatively speak on syphilis.

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