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James Garfield And The 'Destiny Of The Republic'

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It wasn't necessarily the assassin's bullet that killed President James A. Garfield — it was more likely the bungling of his doctors. Weekends on All Things Considered guest host Rebecca Roberts takes a close look at Garfield's remains at the National Museum of Health and Medicine with Candice Millard, author of the new book, "Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President."
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