When Illness Strikes the Leader

Senior News Analyst Daniel Schorr discusses the issue of a leader's health — in light of Vice President Cheney's condition — with Jerrold Post, George Washington University psychiatrist and coauthor of When Illness Strikes the Leader, and Donald Ritchie, Associate Historian in the Senate Historical Office.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.