Siam: Kenneth on His Appendicitis and Bill's, Taking Medication

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Title

Siam: Kenneth on His Appendicitis and Bill's, Taking Medication

Subject

Appendicitis.

Description

Kenneth tells of his appendicitis that he discovered while on a tour. He tested himself and came to a conclusion on his own diagnosis before rushing back to Bangkok for medical attention. He was operated on there and the appendicitis was removed. Years later, in Illinois, Bill had the same problem. Kenneth diagnosed him and concluded that he had appendicitis as well, but the doctor doubted him. Bill was taken to a surgeon who concluded that Bill had appendicitis and he did the operation. Bill never liked taking medicine, so Kenneth had to force him most of the time.

Creator

Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993)

Date

January 1, 1935

Rights

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Format

.mp3

Identifier

LC59-10

Provenance

Over a course of 13 years Kip Landon (Kenneth Landon Jr.) began recording stories from his parents, Margaret and Kenneth Landon, resulting in 95 hours of recordings. Beginning on July 20, 1976, recording finished in June, 1978. The project resumed again in 1982 for a few months. After a long break, the third recording period began in 1988 and concluded in March 1989.

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewee

Kenneth Landon (1903-1993)

Duration

4:47

Sound File Location

Box 78: Item 1: Oral History: "The Landon Chronicles" Tapes 55-60

Clip Location

Hour 59, clip 10

Sub-Collection

Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical

Citation

Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993) , “Siam: Kenneth on His Appendicitis and Bill's, Taking Medication,” Wheaton College Digital Exhibits, accessed March 19, 2019, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/547.