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Guiteau and the Assassination of President Garfield

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From awesomestories.com (Approved: freealan), produced by History Channel,
 
This three minute video is a recreation of the this event. Charles Guiteau, the assassin of President Garfield, was put on trial for murder, commencing November 14, 1881.  (Garfield had died two months earlier - on the 19th of September.)The facts of the shooting were never in doubt.  The real issue was whether Guiteau was insane at the time he pulled the trigger. This is a good video to discuss what a jury does and what an insanity plea is and what it means. There is a lot of good fodder for thought and discussion in this four minute video.
 
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