Presidential Scandal, Grover Cleveland-style

Jun 21, 2011

We learn about the secret surgery Grover Cleveland underwent and the daring reporter who tried to expose it. 

President Grover Cleveland.
President Grover Cleveland.
Credit Gutekunst, Frederick (1831-1917) [Public domain]

  Matthew Algeo is the author of The President Is a Sick Man: Wherein the Supposedly Virtuous Grover Cleveland Survives a Secret Surgery At Sea and Villifies the Courgaeous Newspaperman Who Dared Expose the Truth, published by Chicago Review Press.

He's also a public radio producer, who occasionally anchors NPR newscasts. He spoke with Mitch Teich before a recent reading at Boswell Book Company.