The president is a sick man: wherein the supposedly virtuous Grover Cleveland survives a secret surgery at sea and vilifies the courageous newspaperman who dared expose the truth

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An extraordinary yet almost unknown chapter in American history is revealed in these extensively researched expos. On July 1, 1893, President Grover Cleveland boarded a friend's yacht and was not heard from for five days. During that time, a team of doctors removed a cancerous tumor from the president's palate along with much of his upper jaw. When an enterprising reporter named E. J. Edwards exposed the secret operation, Cleveland denied it and Edwards was consequently dismissed as a disgrace to journalism. Twenty-four years later, one of the presidents doctors finally revealed the incredible truth, but many Americans simply would not believe it. After all, Grover Cleveland's political career was built upon honesty his most memorable quote was "Tell the Truth." Therefore, it was nearly impossible to believe he was involved in such a brazen cover-up. This is the first full account of the disappearance of Grover Cleveland during that summer more than a century ago.
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subject_facet BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State, Bimetalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century, Bimetallism -- United States -- History -- 19th century, Cleveland, Grover, -- 1837-1908 -- Health, Cleveland, Grover, -- 1837-1908 -- Relations with journalists, Depressions -- 1893, Depressions -- 1893 -- United States, Edwards, E. Jay -- (Elisha Jay), -- 1847-1924, Electronic books, HISTORY / United States / 19th Century, History / Modern / 19Th Century, Press and politics -- United States -- History -- 19th century, United States -- Politics and government -- 1893-1897
title_display The president is a sick man : wherein the supposedly virtuous Grover Cleveland survives a secret surgery at sea and vilifies the courageous newspaperman who dared expose the truth
title_full The president is a sick man : wherein the supposedly virtuous Grover Cleveland survives a secret surgery at sea and vilifies the courageous newspaperman who dared expose the truth / Matthew Algeo, The president is a sick man : wherein the supposedly virtuous Grover Cleveland survives a secret surgery at sea and vilifies the courageous newspaperman who dared expose the truth [electronic resource] / Matthew Algeo
title_short The president is a sick man :
title_sub wherein the supposedly virtuous Grover Cleveland survives a secret surgery at sea and vilifies the courageous newspaperman who dared expose the truth
topic_facet Bimetalism, Bimetallism, Cleveland, Grover, Depressions, Edwards, E. Jay, Electronic books, Health, History, Politics and government, Press and politics, Relations with journalists