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President Garfield’s Doctors: A Keystone Tragic-Comedy Part II

 President Garfield spent two months after his assassination attempt, lying in bed at the White House during the hottest weeks in memory. James Garfield, President for barely four months, had survived the night following an assassination attempt on July 2, … Continue reading

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Charles Julius Guiteau: Garfield’s Assassin

The old history books claim that the assassin of President James A. Garfield was a disgruntled office seeker – but was that really the case? President James Garfield was assassinated in July, 1881, but the trial of Charles Julius Guiteau … Continue reading

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