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Murder of a President Preview

  • Aired: 02/02/2016
  • 00:31
  • Rating: NR
President James Garfield was only four months into his presidency when he was shot by a deranged office seeker. The President was bedridden for two months while doctors probed for the assassin's bullet with unsterilized instruments. When Garfield died in September, the entire nation joined his widow, Lucretia in mourning the late President. Premieres February 2 at 9/8c on PBS American Experience.
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A heartbreaking story of romance, madness, and medicine. Premieres Feb. 2, 2016 on PBS.
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