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PBS NewsHour | 'The President Is a Sick Man' Details Secret Surgery of President Cleveland | PBS

Duration: 10:13
Program: PBS NewsHour #10121
Broadcast Date: Jul. 29, 2011

When President Grover Cleveland underwent secret cancer surgery in 1893 the public was kept in the dark for weeks while he recuperated and for decades to follow. Ray Suarez discusses the history with author, Matthew Algeo, who details the happenings in his new book, "The President Is a Sick Man."

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Post Date: July 29, 2011