Canon, Dr R T 1968-11-06

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Dr. Canon discusses his experience as one of the White House doctors for President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dr. R. T. Canon

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Date: November 6, 1968

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: John B. Abshire

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Biographical information, Schools attended, Reason for interest in medicine, Medical experience, Naval career, Common illnesses in the Navy, "Mercy" service, Military assignments, Lubbock medical practice, Franklin D. Roosevelt association, White House physician, White House hospital, Sinus problem, Rhine River crossing, Listing of visiting dignitaries, Hospital discussions - military, Franklin D. Roosevelt's health, Death, Private practice - Lubbock, 1945, Changes in medicine, Microscopic ear surgery, Cataracts, Treatment - 1920s, King George II or Greece - 1922, Franklin D. Roosevelt story - Coolridge and the night light, Harry Truman

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1920-1968

Bulk Dates: 1920-1945

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