TITLE

Being presidentially fit--or telling us so

AUTHOR(S)
Budiansky, Stephen
PUB. DATE
December 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;12/14/92, Vol. 113 Issue 23, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the importance of medical honesty from US presidents. The sordid history of presidential medical cover-ups; Former presidential candidate Paul Tsongas' confirmation last week that he will need additional treatment for lymphoma; The newbook, `Ill-Advised: Presidential Health and Public Trust,' by historian Robert Ferrell; Franklin Roosevelt's heart condition was held back from the public; The worst consequences of concealing medical truth about presidents.
ACCESSION #
9212142332

 

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