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Other People’s Bookshelves #80 – Mary Doria Russell

Hello and welcome to the latest in Other People’s Bookshelves, a series of posts set to feed into the book lust we all feel and give you a fix through other people’s books and shelves. 1,426 more words

Other People's Bookshelves

The McDevitt Files: Exploring the Lincoln Conspiracy with Matt Dewberry

The walking tour Investigation: Detective McDevitt takes up to 40 visitors on an interactive journey through the facts and faces of the crime that changed America: Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. 927 more words

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Historical Fiction: Fates and Traitors, by Jennifer Chiaverini

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Jennifer Chiaverini is making a name for herself as the author of novels about quilts, but I prefer her works about historical characters, among them Mary Todd Lincoln, Elizabeth Keckley, and Julia Grant. 293 more words

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"The Murderer: John Wilkes Booth and the Plot Against Lincoln" at the ALPLM

Almost a year ago, I was contacted by representatives from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois. Though I was right in the middle of setting up my classroom for a new school year (at a brand new school, and grade, actually), I dropped everything to take the call from employees of such an esteemed institution. 270 more words

John Wilkes Booth

Cracked 5 ... July 19th, 2016

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Other Activities Available at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio

A. A film

A 73-minute tribute to the National Football League team from Cleveland, entitled… 111 more words

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WATCH: Blonde Chick Thinks This WRESTLER and this ASSASSIN Were Our Founding Fathers ⋆ 

Jessie Ventura and John Wilkes Booth were not  founding fathers.

What is being taught in the public schools?.

Mark Dice took to the beach to see how Americans would be celebrating the 4th of July — the answers he got will shock you. 17 more words

Inside Thomas Jones' Huckleberry

Thomas Austin Jones has gone down in history for the assistance he gave assassin John Wilkes Booth and his accomplice David Herold. Jones not only cared for the two fugitives as they hid out in a pine thicket in Charles County, but he also transported Booth and Herold from the thicket to the shores of the Potomac from which they got into a boat and attempted to row across to Virginia. 469 more words

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