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The story of the man behind Lincoln's assassination.

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STILLS
Lincoln''s Use of Mercury Pills For Depression
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Trial of John Surratt
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Illustration of Booth Assassinating Lincoln, 1865.
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Booth Runs After Assassinating Lincoln, 1865.
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Ford's Theater In Washington
Abraham Lincoln [Death]
John Wilkes Booth
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Conspirator'S Court - Execution Before Lincoln Was Buried
Edwin Booth
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Ford's Theater
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Illustration of John Wilkes Booth Escaping
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Hospital Ward in Armory Square
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Presidental Box in Ford's Theatre
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Celebration of the emancipation.
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Landscape at Overveen with walkers
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1860s Gun Used By John Wilkes Booth
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View From The Packet Wharf At Frenchtown Looking Down Elk Creek
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Execution Of The Conspirators
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President Abraham Lincoln
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Sherman And His Generals
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Barn in a landscape, A barn with opened door in a landscape with a ditch, farm or solitary house in landscape, Remigius Adrianus Haanen (mentioned on object), Austria, 1848, paper, etching, h 135 mm × w 184 mm
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[Broadside For The Capture Of John Wilkes Booth
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1838, Bradford Map of Virginia
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The Assassination of President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre
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VIDEO
Washington DC streets and landmarks
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Historical Reenactment WWI Night Warfare
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Ford's Theatre on anniversary of Lincoln assassination
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United States Presidents Making Unilateral Decisions
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1912 DRAMATIZATION: NIGHT: Arsonists, criminals exiting barn stable. ACTOR portraying Fire Marshal Thomas P. Brophy firing pistol as signal. Arsonists captured, hand pulling alarm, candle turning over in hay, hay on fire.
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Argentina opera 'Carmen'
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Trans-Siberian Railway
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WASHINGTON, D.C.: THE NATIONAL MALL: HD
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1860s A civil war battle lights a hillside at night
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Picture depicting Abraham Lincoln during debate with Stephen Douglas
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Willard Campbell impersonates Abraham Lincoln delivering the Gettysburg Address
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Georges Clemenceau at the Lincoln Memorial
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Students begin school year at new women's college Mundelein College in Chicago with musical performance
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Witness Mrs. Matilda Todd tells Lincoln assassination story to schoolchildren in 1932
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