The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln Preview

Just days after the Civil War ended, President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre. As a fractured nation mourned, a manhunt closed in on his assassin, the 26-year-old actor, John Wilkes Booth.

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