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Lincoln`s assassin was an actor.

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The Day Lincoln Was Shot by Jim Bishop.
Gripping, minute-by-minute account of the day President Lincoln was struck down by an assassin's bullet in Ford's Theatre. Parallels of the activities...
Lincoln's Assassins: A Complete Account of Their Capture, Trial, and Punishment by Roy Z. Chamlee, Jr..
John Wilkes Booth killed Abraham Lincoln and was himself killed before he could be taken into custody. But other conspirators, and some just unfortuna...
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson.
From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the hunt for John Wilkes Booth and his accomplices transfixed a nation reeling from the horrors of the newly ended Ci...
American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies by Michael W. Kauffman.
It is a tale as familiar as our history primers: A deranged actor, John Wilkes Booth, killed Abraham Lincoln in Fordís Theatre, escaped on foot, and e...
Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever by Bill O'Reilly.
A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega...
America Walks Into a Bar: A Spirited History of Taverns and Saloons, Speakeasies and Grog Shops by Christine Sismondo.
When George Washington bade farewell to his officers, he did so in New York's Fraunces Tavern. When Andrew Jackson planned his defense of New Orleans ...
Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson.
When actor John Wilkes Booth raced from Ford's Theatre after assassinating President Abraham Lincoln, he began a mad flight that lasted 12 days. James...
My Thoughts Be Bloody: The Bitter Rivalry Between Edwin and John Wilkes Booth That Led to an American Tragedy by Nora Titone.
The scene of John Wilkes Booth shooting Abraham Lincoln in Fordís Theatre is among the most vivid and indelible images in American history. The litera...