American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth

Michael Kauffman talked about his book American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies, about John Wilkes Booth and the people… read more

Michael Kauffman talked about his book American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies, about John Wilkes Booth and the people surrounding the time before and after Lincoln’s assassination at Ford’s Theatre.

Using an array of archival sources and new research, Mr. Kauffman explained the background and motives of John Wilkes Booth, the mechanics of his plot to topple the Union government, and the trials and fates of the conspirators. The author also wrote that Mr. Booth manipulated people in his life into willingly or unwillingly aiding him in his plot. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth

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Program ID:
180092-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 23, 2005 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 26, 2010 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 23, 2005 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 13, 2005 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 12, 2005 | 9:17am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 27, 2005 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 26, 2005 | 12:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 13, 2006 | 5:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Apr 25, 2010 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Apr 25, 2010 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 26, 2010 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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