MISS EVERS' BOYS is an eye-opening drama that blends top-shelf performances with a touching story line. This made-for-HBO movie scored five Emmy awards.
In 1972, retired nurse Eunice Evers (Alfre Woodard) testifies to a Senate Subcommittee about her experiences in the early 1930s working on a government research project.
1932. Nurse Evers joins Dr. Brodus (Joe Morton) and Dr. Douglas (Craig Sheffer) on a government-sponsored project to study a syphilis epidemic in the primarily black town of Tuskegee, Alabama. She becomes personally involved with a quartet of local men who come in for treatment of the disease: Ben
(Thom Gossom Jr.), Hodman (Von Coulter), Wil...