President Woodrow Wilson's Health

The guests talked by live video link from the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library in Staunton, Virginia, about recently discovered personal… read more

The guests talked by live video link from the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library in Staunton, Virginia, about recently discovered personal diaries and letters of President Wilson’s close friend and White House physician, Cary Grayson. The materials offered new evidence about President Wilson’s condition and governing ability after his stroke on October 2, 1919 and included observations on the president’s U.S. tour to build support for the Treaty of Versailles, as well as information on the president’s condition withheld from the public, Congress, and even President Wilson’s own cabinet members. They talked about the historical significance of the documents and showed some of the collection. They responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Hackford, Heidi Director Wilson (Woodrow) Presidential Library and Museum->Digital Archive
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 29, 2006
Last Aired:
Dec 30, 2006

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  • Dec 29, 2006 | 9:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 29, 2006 | 12:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 29, 2006 | 9:34pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 30, 2006 | 12:27am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 30, 2006 | 4:18am EST | C-SPAN 2
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