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The Lincoln murder conspiracies : being an account of the hatred felt by many Americans for President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War and the first complete examination and refutation of the many theories, hypotheses, and speculations put forward since 1865 concerning those presumed to have aided, abetted, controlled, or directed the murderous act of John Wilkes Booth in Ford's Theater the night of April 14 Preview this item
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The Lincoln murder conspiracies : being an account of the hatred felt by many Americans for President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War and the first complete examination and refutation of the many theories, hypotheses, and speculations put forward since 1865 concerning those presumed to have aided, abetted, controlled, or directed the murderous act of John Wilkes Booth in Ford's Theater the night of April 14

Author: William Hanchett
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1986, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : Illini books edView all editions and formats
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Clears up misconceptions spread by various conspiracy theories, recounts the factual evidence concerning Lincoln's assassination, and explains why such unproved theories have been so popular.

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Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; John Wilkes Booth; John Wilkes Booth; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Hanchett
ISBN: 0252013611 9780252013614 0252010469 9780252010460
OCLC Number: 14944300
Description: 303 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Responsibility: William Hanchett.

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"An unalloyed delight." -- Cleveland Plain Dealer. "Hanchett [spoils] a lot of fun for the crackpots, the paranoids, and the not-so-artful deceivers who have inhabited the Lincoln assassination Read more...

 
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