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    President Lincoln's Funeral 150th Anniversary

    American History TV presented live coverage from Springfield, Illinois, on the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s funeral. Coverage included a reenactment of the funeral…

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    Lincoln Assassination Hidden History

    David Reynolds, editor of Lincoln’s Selected Writings, talked about the hidden history of the assassination of President Lincoln.

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    Lincoln's Funeral Hearse

    P.J. Staab talked about his attempt to duplicate the hearse from President Lincoln’s funeral. Mr. Staab, president of Staab Funeral Home, described the creativity and…

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    President Lincoln's Funeral Train

    Actor Fritz Klein portrayed President Lincoln at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, where Lincoln’s Funeral Train traveled en route to his burial place in Springfield,…

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    Ford's Theatre and the Lincoln Assassination

    Eric Martin talked about the history of Ford’s Theatre and the assassination of President Lincoln. He spoke about the immediate aftermath of the assassination on April 14, 1865,…

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    Lincoln's Last Ride

    A horse procession commemorating “Lincoln’s Last Ride” began on 15th Street near the White House and concluded at Lincoln’s Cottage. A riderless horse…

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    Responses to the Lincoln Assassination

    David McKenzie and Sarah Jencks talked about an online project which sought to collect first person accounts of ordinary Americans' responses to the assassination of President Lincoln.

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    Ford's Theatre "Silent Witnesses" Exhibit

    The “Silent Witnesses” exhibit at Ford’s Theatre was profiled. The exhibit brought together many of the artifacts present at the theatre on the night of President…

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    House Where Lincoln Died

    James Swanson, author of Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer, gave a tour of the Petersen House, where President Lincoln died after being shot by John Wilkes…

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    Ford's Theatre Lincoln Death 150th Anniversary

    Ford’s Theatre hosted a wreath laying ceremony on the steps of the Petersen House commemorating the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s death on April 15, 1865. The exact…

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    Open Phones on Lincoln Assassination 150th Anniversary

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln as the live re-enactment of events of the evening was shown.

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    Open Phones with David Reynolds

    David Reynolds, editor of Lincoln’s Selected Writings, talked about the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and responded to viewer questions. Mr. Reynolds spoke via…

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    Open Phones with James Swanson

    James Swanson, author of Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer, talked about the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and responded to viewer questions as the live…

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    Ford's Theatre Lincoln Assassination 150th Anniversary

    Ford’s Theatre hosted a commemorative ceremony on the 150th anniversary of the day of President Lincoln’s assassination. Ford’s Theatre recreated the overnight vigil…

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    Lincoln Assassination News Reports

    Carrie Chistofferson talked about the Newseum exhibit of New York Herald special editions published on April 14-15, 1865, which show how the news unfolded after President Lincoln was shot.…

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    Panel Discussion on Abraham Lincoln

    Speakers at the 18th annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium participated in a panel discussion about the life and legacy of the 16th president. They also responded to questions and comments…

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    Life of John Wilkes Booth

    Terry Alford talked about the life of John Wilkes Booth and the actor and confederate sympathizer’s role in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. “John Wilkes Booth: A…

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    Mourning Abraham Lincoln

    Martha Hodes talked about the impact of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and the legacy of the Civil War. “Mourning Lincoln: The Assassination and the Meaning of the…

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    Union Troops and the Lincoln Assassination

    Stephen Goldman talked about the impact of assassination of President Abraham Lincoln on Union troops. “Mr. Lincoln’s ‘Thinking Bayonets:’ Assassination, Coming…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass

    Two actors read the letters and diaries of Civil War leaders Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass and explore the relationship between the two men. Although the two men met on a…

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