Lincoln Assassination Anniversary

Three Lincoln scholars talked about the political situation in April
1865, the myths and realities surrounding the assassination of… read more

Three Lincoln scholars talked about the political situation in April

1865, the myths and realities surrounding the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, and how the media treated it. Many illustrations and photographs from contemporary newspapers were shown. This was the 130th anniversary of John

Wilkes Booth’s assassination of President Lincoln, which also

occurred on Good Friday. The panelists also took questions from audience members. close

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  • Alford, Terry Professor Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale->History
  • Harris, Gayle T. President Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia
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Lincoln Assassination Anniversary

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Program ID:
64548-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 14, 1995
Last Aired:
Apr 17, 1995

Airing Details

  • Apr 14, 1995 | 2:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 1995 | 11:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 15, 1995 | 3:39am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 17, 1995 | 3:49am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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