Ford's Theatre Lincoln Death 150th Anniversary

Ford’s Theatre hosted a wreath laying ceremony on the steps of the Petersen House commemorating the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s death on April 15, 1865. The… read more

Ford's Theatre Lincoln Death 150th Anniversary Ford’s Theatre hosted a wreath laying ceremony on the steps of the Petersen House commemorating the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s death on April 15, 1865. The exact moment of Lincoln’s death was marked with a performance of “Taps” by the Federal City Brass Band. Speakers included Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and James Swanson, author of Manhunt: the 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer.

President Lincoln died at 7:22am on April 15, 1865, in the small, back bedroom of the Petersen House, just across the street from Ford’s Theatre. close

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Ford's Theatre Lincoln Death 150th Anniversary

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Program ID:
325070-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 15, 2015 | 7:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 28, 2015 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Apr 15, 2015 | 7:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 15, 2015 | 11:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 19, 2015 | 8:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 19, 2015 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2015 | 8:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2015 | 12:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2015 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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