Anniversary of Henrietta Lacks’ Death: Rebecca Skloot on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Screen Shot 2013-10-04 at 5.42.06 PMOctober 4, 2013 – Segment 1

We talk with bestselling author Rebecca Skloot about her new book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.  The book follows the life of an African-American woman whose cells were taken without her consent, and which became the first immortal cell line.

This is a rebroadcast from April 19, 2010.