Book Discussion on The Trial: The Assassination of President Lincoln

Edward Steers talked about the book he edited, The Trial: The Assassination of President Lincoln and the Trial of the Conspirators,… read more

Edward Steers talked about the book he edited, The Trial: The Assassination of President Lincoln and the Trial of the Conspirators, published in 2003 by University Press of Kentucky. He discussed the trial and investigation of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth. Mr. Steers believed there was a broad Confederate conspiracy to kill President Lincoln. In his book, the author detailed the history of the military tribunal and the conducting of the murder trial. Following his presentation, Mr. Steers responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Trial: The Assassination of President Lincoln

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190117-6
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Jan 16, 2006
Last Aired:
Feb 11, 2007

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  • Jan 16, 2006 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 10, 2007 | 1:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 11, 2007 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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