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Tue June 21, 2011
Presidential Scandal, Grover Cleveland-style
We learn about the secret surgery Grover Cleveland underwent and the daring reporter who tried to expose it.
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.