Editor’s note: This post contains graphic content and may be disturbing to some readers. On Sep. 19, 1881, James Abram Garfield, the 20th president of the United States, died. His final weeks were an agonizing march towards oblivion that began…
By Dr. Howard Markel
It was 150 years ago that John Wilkes Booth shot and killed President Abraham Lincoln in Washington, D.C.’s Ford’s Theatre.
By Colleen Shalby
It was less than a week after the end of the Civil War that John Wilkes Booth took the shot that would change America forever. One hundred and fifty years later, America celebrates the life of President Abraham Lincoln.
By Ariel Min
Russian authorities arrested five men Saturday in connection with Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov's murder, one of whom allegedly confessed to the crime.
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We look at JFK's legacy on the 50th anniversary of his assassination.
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John F. Kennedy's presidency grappled with contentious national issues. Yet when his time in office was cut short, grief for his death crossed all ideological lines. Gwen Ifill talks to authors Ellen Fitzpatrick, William P. Jones, Bill Minutaglio and Robert…
MacNeil and Lehrer remember the special sorrow of JFK's assassination…
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