The Minnesota Starvation Experiment

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During World War Two conscientious objectors could volunteer for medical experiments. Hear the story of one young American who had refused to fight, but was prepared to starve for his country. Marshall Sutton is now 95 - he took part in the Minnesota Starvation Experiment in 1944 in an attempt to help scientists understand how best to look after starving civilians in war-torn Europe.

(Photo: Marshall Sutton today)

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Mon 20 Jan 2014 08:50 GMT

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