Book Discussion on Bloody Crimes

James Swanson talked about his book Bloody Crimes: The Chase for Jefferson Davis and the Death Pageant for Lincoln’s Corpse (William… read more

James Swanson talked about his book Bloody Crimes: The Chase for Jefferson Davis and the Death Pageant for Lincoln’s Corpse (William Morrow, 2010). He talked about the correspondences between Presidents Lincoln and Davis that led him to cover their post-war journeys in one book. Mr. Swanson responded to questions from members of the audience.

This was a program in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 11th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Bloody Crimes

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301645-31
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Oct 29, 2011
Last Aired:
Oct 30, 2011

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  • Oct 29, 2011 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 30, 2011 | 4:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 30, 2011 | 11:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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