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By Kenneth R. Crispell

The critical disease of 3 presidents—Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy—as good because the damage Ronald Reagan acquired within the assassination try upon him have published our woefully insufficient approach for dealing with presidential lack of ability. The authors think that this incorrect method poses a big probability to the country, and so they offer sobering studies on how the govt functioned (or didn't functionality) in periods of presidential impairment. the general public used to be saved at nighttime in regards to the gravity of the presidential situation, usually unaware that severe judgements have been being made whereas the president used to be being affected by a critical illness.

Hidden disease within the White House includes startling new info at the severity of Roosevelt’s affliction through the the most important Yalta negotiations and the truth that Kennedy suffered from Addison’s illness, a life-threatening disorder, lengthy earlier than he used to be elected to the presidency. In every one case the authors exhibit principally winning attempt was once made to hide the president’s actual scientific situation from the public.

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