People: Oct. 23, 1964

Harry Truman, 80, fractured two ribs and cut his forehead when he slipped in the bathtub of his Independence, Mo., home. He was rushed to Research Hospital in Kansas City, where he received a dozen red carnations from Visiting Speechmaker Barry Goldwater, with a get-well card that added, "No campaign is worth the name without you." Old H.S.T., however, had already welcomed Goldwater to Missouri with a radio blast taped before the accident and broadcast afterward. Caught with his timing somewhat out of joint, Harry could only mutter, "That's one for the books."...

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