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"You know best, Captain" The Executed Conspirators in Lincoln's Assassination

On June 27, 2017, I was fortunate enough to return to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in order to speak to their volunteers and members of the public. 274 more words

John Wilkes Booth

Shabbat Pinhas: Too Easy to Blame a Person

This parashat hashavua is troubling; in the last verses of last week’s parashah, a young man named Pinkhas (or Phineas in English) who serves as a kohen, a priest (grandson of Aaron the High Priest, no less) has murdered two people who were perceived to be publicly flouting the authority of Moshe. 664 more words

Booth (Review)

One hour was all that remained in the life of Joseph William Bateman.


Joseph Bateman’s life has never been easy, which is why it is no surprise that he finds himself on death row.

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Change Your Future

John Wilkes Booth shocked the world by assassinating President Abraham Lincoln. At the time, Booth’s brother Edwin was considered one of the greatest actors in America. 190 more words


1865: John Wilkes Booth Shot Me!

In a letter published in the April 1910 issue of The Journal of Psychical Research, a woman named Ella Hughes recalled a childhood connection to John Wilkes Booth and a strange dream of her mother’s at the time of Lincoln’s assassination: 607 more words

Johnny Depp's Assassination Threat

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND – JUNE 22: Johnny Depp arrives for a showing of his film The Libertine as he attends on day 1 of the Glastonbury Festival 2017 at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 22, 2017 in Glastonbury, England. 482 more words