• Short Summary

    FORMER PRESIDENT DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER WAS FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE TODAY AFTER DOCTORS REPORTED PNEUMONIA?

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    WALTER REED HOSPITAL; BRIGADIER-GENERAL FREDERICK HUGHES READING BULLETIN.



    TRANSCRIPT: "SINCE THE LAST BULLETIN IN GENERAL EISENHOWER'S CONDITION HAS REMAINED ESSENTIALLY UNCHANGED. HE IS RESTING COMFORTABLY. HIS PNEUMONIA IS BEING TREATED VIGOROUSLY WITH THE APPROPRIATE ANTI-BIOTICS. HE CONTINUES TO RECEIVE INTRA-VENOUS FEEDING AND MEDICATION, AND OXYGEN BY NASAL CARTRIDGES.



    HIS HEART ACTION IS BEING CONSTANTLY MONITORED. HIS CARDIAC STATUS HAS REMAINED STABLE THROUGHOUT THE DAY. MRS EISENHOWER HAS VISITED WITH THE GENERAL FREQUENTLY. DAVID AND JULIE EISENHOWER HAVE KEPT A PRE-SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT, AND HAVE ALSO VISITED BRIEFLY WITH GENERAL AND MRS EISENHOWER. THANK YOU."




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FORMER PRESIDENT DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER WAS FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE TODAY AFTER DOCTORS REPORTED PNEUMONIA HAD SET BACK HIS RECOVERY FROM A SERIES OF HEART-ATTACKS AND A RECENT, RISKY, ABDOMINAL OPERATION.

    THE 72-YEAR-OLD WAR LEADER WAS STATED TO BE GENERALLY WEAKER, WITH HIS HEART UNDER CONSIDERABLE STRAIN. GENERAL EISENHOWER HAS BEEN IN HOSPITAL SINCE THE FIRST OF HIS FOUR MAJOR HEART ATTACKS LAST MAY.

    BRIGADIER-GENERAL FREDERICK HUGHES JNR., READING A HOSPITAL BULLETIN SAID:

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAPXQDEHFWRLQDJQGO4AXH5G08
    Media URN:
    VLVAAPXQDEHFWRLQDJQGO4AXH5G08
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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