President James Garfield was just four months into his presidency when he was shot by a deranged office-seeker named Charles Guiteau. After his death that September, Garfield became a symbol of lost opportunity for a nation in transition. Based on Candice Millard's bestseller, "Destiny of the Republic," American Experience's "Murder of a President" premieres January 5 at 9/8c on PBS.Premiere Date: January 5, 2016 | Runtime: 00:02:09
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American Experience, TVs most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.