President is a sick man.
Chicago : Chicago Review Press, ©2011
|提及的人：||Grover Cleveland; E Jay Edwards|
|描述：||x, 255 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm|
|内容：||A rough spot --
Big Steve --
The dread disease --
Dr. Keen --
The Oneida --
The cover-up --
The newspaperman --
The truth (at last) --
On July 1, 1893, President Grover Cleveland vanished. He boarded a friend's yacht, sailed into the calm blue waters of Long Island Sound, and disappeared. He would not be heard from again for five days. What happened during those five days, and in the days and weeks that followed, was so incredible that, even when the truth was finally revealed, many Americans simply would not believe it. The President Is a Sick Man details an extraordinary but almost unknown chapter in American history: Grover Cleveland's secret cancer surgery and the brazen political cover-up by a politician whose most memorable quote was "Tell the truth." When an enterprising reporter named E.J. Edwards exposed the secret operation, Cleveland denied it. The public believed the "Honest President," and Edwards was dismissed as "a disgrace to journalism." The facts concerning the disappearance of Grover Cleveland that summer were so well concealed that even more than a century later a full and fair account has never been published. Until now.
- Cleveland, Grover, -- 1837-1908 -- Health.
- Edwards, E. Jay -- (Elisha Jay), -- 1847-1924.
- Depressions -- History -- 19th century.
- Bimetallism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
- Press and politics -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1893-1897.