Open Access Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
Megan E Gratke
How has the connection between health and eligibility of the President of the United States been formed over time? This thesis uses Presidents Taft, Wilson, and Roosevelt to examine the history of disease and ability in presidential body politics, exploring the representation of the body in the highest position of America.
Gratke, Megan, "In Sickness and in Health: Conceptions of Disease and Ability in Presidential Bodies" (2019). Scripps Senior Theses. 1408.