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The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln Preview

Just days after the Civil War ended, President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre. As a fractured nation mourned, a manhunt closed in on his assassin, the twenty-six-year-old actor, John Wilkes Booth.

Premiere Date: February 8, 2009 | Runtime: 00:00:30

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