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The Lincoln Family's Health Problems


The Lincoln family had its share of health problems, as did most living in the eighteen-hundreds. Local historian and author GlennaSchroeder-Lein recently wrote about it in a book called 'Lincoln and Medicine'.

She's also helped curate an exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum about medicine during the civil war era, which runs through November. Schroeder-Lein joins us to tell us more about her book and the exhibit:

Rachel Otwell of the Illinois Times is a former NPR Illinois reporter.
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