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Source: Virginia Medical Semi-Monthly
Source type: journal
Document type: editorial
Document title: “The Attempted Assassination of President McKinley”
Author(s): anonymous
Date of publication: 13 September 1901
Volume number: 6
Issue number: 10
Pagination: 267

 
Citation
“The Attempted Assassination of President McKinley.” Virginia Medical Semi-Monthly 13 Sept. 1901 v6n10: p. 267.
 
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Keywords
McKinley assassination (public response); William McKinley (recovery); William McKinley (medical care: personal response); McKinley assassination (personal response).
 
Named persons
Matthew D. Mann [first name wrong below]; Roswell Park.
 
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The Attempted Assassination of President McKinley

     Was such a shock and outrage upon the public mind and sentiment that the hanging of the would-be assassin could not satisfy the demand. The breathless suspense of anxiety about the President’s recovery is becoming abated by the reports that are issued from his bedside. The American nation is to be congratulated that the wounded President fell into the surgical hands of those so well skilled in the art of surgery—recognized the world over as eminent surgical authorities. There are none better in the surgical world than Drs. Roswell Park and Ed. Mann. It was fortunate for the assassin—however unfortunate for the nation—that the crime occurred in New York State, where the laws, it would appear, are much behind the times with reference to the protection afforded openly-avowed murderers. It is scarcely probable that the President will be allowed to return to his official duties for many weeks—even though no further untoward manifestations result from his wounds.

 

 


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