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John Wilkes Booth

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The Diary of Lincoln's Assassin
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As a fugitive on the run, John Wilkes Booth recorded his version of the Lincoln assassination in a diary, but some of his secrets are lost to history. In this video clip, learn more about John Wilkes Booth and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. (2... [more]
July 8, 2012 at 09:37 PM
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The Final Days of John Wilkes Booth
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After a 12-day manhunt, Union soldiers catch up to presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth and his accomplice David Herold. In this video clip, learn about the final days of John Wilkes Booth. (2:59)
July 8, 2012 at 09:23 PM
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Behind Lincoln's Assassin: John Wilkes Booth
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In this video clip, take a closer look at why John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. Booth was a 26 year old actor and a die-hard confederate. He was convinced that Lincoln was slowly turning into a dictator and with the belief tha... [more]
July 8, 2012 at 09:29 PM
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Abraham Lincoln - Origin of the Assassination
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Watch a video biography of Abraham Lincoln and learn about what motivated John Wilkes Booth to assassinate Lincoln at Ford's Theater. (02:46)
November 14, 2012 at 09:00 PM
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John Wilkes Booth: The Actor/Assassin
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John Wilkes Booth was born May 10, 1838 in Bel Air, Maryland. At age 17, he made his acting debut. In the 1850s, he joined the No-Nothing Party. During the Civil War, he was a Confederate secret agent. In March of 1865, his attempt to kidnap Presiden... [more]
November 11, 2012 at 01:50 PM
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Lincoln Assassination Eyewitness (Feb 9, 1956)
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A Lincoln Assassination Witness appears on the television show "I've Got a Secret". The guest saw John Wilkes Booth shoot Lincoln. At the time of this show, he was the only living witness to the assassination. (05:30)
June 21, 2014 at 05:44 PM
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