Black and white illustration of two dental molds of bottom teeth

The Sailor’s Teeth

Episode #191

2022-06-24 13:20:39


In 1982, forensic dentists examined the teeth of thousands of sailors stationed on an aircraft carrier called the USS Carl Vinson in Newport News, Virginia. It’s been called “the largest dental dragnet likely in U.S. history.”

Chris Fabricant’s book is Junk Science and the American Criminal Justice System.