Book Discussion on My Thoughts Be Bloody

Nora Titone recounts John Wilkes Booth’s family background and specifically examines the relationship between John and his older… read more

Nora Titone recounts John Wilkes Booth’s family background and specifically examines the relationship between John and his older brother, Edwin Booth. Born to British actor, Junius Brutus Booth, the siblings aspired to become actors as well. Edwin succeeded and was one of the stars of his day while John struggled in the craft. Ms. Titone explores the rivalry between the Booth brothers and the possible role it played in John Wilkes Booth’s assassination of President Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theater on April 14, 1865. Nora Titone showed slides as she presented her book at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield, Illinois. She also responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on My Thoughts Be Bloody

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Springfield, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Nov 13, 2010
Last Aired:
Jun 4, 2012

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  • Nov 13, 2010 | 2:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 14, 2010 | 2:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 14, 2010 | 7:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 21, 2010 | 10:48pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 26, 2010 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 26, 2010 | 7:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 02, 2012 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 04, 2012 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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