Curriculum Resources for The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks


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Media Resources for The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

  1. See HeLa Cells Growing in a 1950s lab.
  2. Podcast of NMR's Talk of the Nation Interview with Rebecca Skloot
  3. Radiolab segmant on the Immortal Life featuring Rebecca Skloot and Deborah Lacks
  4. Trailer of the Immortal Book Tour, includes interviews with family members
  5. Rebecca Skloot discusses earning Deborah Lacks's trust


Who is the author, Rebecca Skloot?

  1. Profile of Skloot and the making of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: "For Rebecca Skloot, Community College Assignment Evolves into Exhaustively Researched Book."
  2. The Wall Street Journal interviews Skloot "Recounting an Untold Story".
  3. The New York Times coverage of Skloot and the Henrietta Lacks Foundation: "Returning the Blessings of an Immortal Life."
  4. UAB Magazine Article written by Skloot: "Immortal Words".


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