JFK's Secret Doctor tells a thrilling story of adventure and a historic medical career. Set against the grand panorama of twentieth century world events, it captures the remarkable life and spirit of climber and medical visionary Hans Kraus (1905?1996). Kraus was taught English by writer James Joyce, escaped Nazi-dominated Europe, and was JFK's secret back specialist. A legendary rock climber, known for hair-raising ascents on two continents, Kraus lived a life full of triumph, tragedy, intensity, verve, and a whole lot of guts, glory, and wit. Few realized that the same man, considered o.
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Back -- Diseases -- Treatment.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Health.
Kraus, Hans, 1905-1996.
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Physical therapists -- United States -- Biography.
Physicians -- United States -- Biography.
Sports medicine -- United States -- Biography.