Posts Tagged ‘1865’

Abraham Lincoln Assassination Witness

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Samuel J. Seymour witnessed one the most infamous crimes in American history, the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. In 1956, he told his tale on the CBS game show I’ve Got a Secret. Found at YouTube from GiveMeBlackandWhite.

The Lincoln Conspiracy

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

When John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln in Ford’s Theatre on April 14, 1865, he was a part of a larger conspiracy that aimed to decapitate the Union government. Jorge Ribas reports. Found at Discovery News.