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The hunt for John Wilkes Booth

Author: Michael C Hall; Thomas Jennings; Tom Jennings Productions, Inc.; History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.
Publisher: [New York] : A & E Television Networks, 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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From the fateful balcony in Ford's Theatre to Dr. Samuel Mudd's remote home to the fiery showdown in a Virginia farmhouse, experience firsthand the suspenseful, breakneck search for America's first presidential assassin. Discover the awesome reach of his conspiracy, which had further targeted Vice President Andrew Johnson and Secretary of State William Seward in a bid to undermine the U.S. Government and give the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biographical
Documentary
Named Person: John Wilkes Booth; Abraham Lincoln; John Wilkes Booth; Abraham Lincoln; John Wilkes Booth
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael C Hall; Thomas Jennings; Tom Jennings Productions, Inc.; History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.
ISBN: 1422907325 9781422907320
OCLC Number: 212879712
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Credits: Editor, Jenna McFeely ; directors of photography, John Kavanaugh, Faul Johnson, Brian Noreika.
Performer(s): Narration by Michael C. Hall.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: An audacious plan --
The point of no return --
A triple assassination --
Dr. Samuel Mudd --
Paranoia and rage --
A massive manhunt --
Crossing the Potomac --
The dragnet tightens --
Booth's final act --
An ignoble end.
Responsibility: Tom Jennings Productions for the History Channel ; directed by Tom Jennings.

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From the fateful balcony in Ford's Theatre to Dr. Samuel Mudd's remote home to the fiery showdown in a Virginia farmhouse, experience firsthand the suspenseful, breakneck search for America's first presidential assassin. Discover the awesome reach of his conspiracy, which had further targeted Vice President Andrew Johnson and Secretary of State William Seward in a bid to undermine the U.S. Government and give the Confederacy a second chance. No man has ever been hunted with greater fervor, with 10,000 federal troops, detectives and police hunting those responsible for assassinating President Lincoln.

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