Today is Good Friday, April 14, the 104th day of 2017. There are 261 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History took place 152 years ago: 32 more words
Today marks the 151st anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth in Ford’s Theater in Washington, D. C. Since that time more than 16,000 books have been written about Lincoln—one for every three and a half days since his death—and so I’m not going to try to dash out anything new about Lincoln’s role in the preservation of the Union or his proper place in American history more broadly, but I do want to share a thought about how Lincoln’s death was commemorated in the immediate aftermath of the assassination. 749 more words
Good Friday is somber day, and I think that there was none more somber than Good Friday 1865. Shortly after 10 P.M. at Ford’s theater a handsome and well known actor walked into the booth occupied by President Lincoln at Washington’s Ford’s Theater. 1,428 more words
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – A statue of John Wilkes Booth has been removed from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in the Illinois capital of Springfield. 129 more words
Walking into the Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C. is like taking a visceral journey into the past. Not only does it perfectly capture the nostalgia of the 19th century—when the United States was in the midst of grave political dissension—but it remains the backdrop of one of the most infamous moments in American history, the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. 1,672 more words
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Totally debunking Bill O’Reilly’s Killing Lincoln!
The Conspiracy Between John Wilkes Booth and the Union Army to Assassinate Abraham Lincoln 800 more words