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Stealing Lincoln's body

Author: Ken DruckermanBanks TarverFrank KoughanTrey NelsonKevin VargasAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : A & E Home Video : Distributed by New Video, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A band of Chicago counterfeiters hatched a plot to steal the President's body from its tomb outside Springfield, Illinois, and hold it for a ransom of $200,000. The story shows how important this beloved President remained to public so unprepared for his violent death in 1865.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
History
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Druckerman; Banks Tarver; Frank Koughan; Trey Nelson; Kevin Vargas; Jonathan Adams; Carl H Lindahl; Ray Downing; Left/Right (Firm); Arts and Entertainment Network.; History (Television network); New Video Group.
ISBN: 1422937356 9781422937358
OCLC Number: 317890013
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Documentary.
Credits: Editor, Fanny Lee ; director of photography, Robert Barocci ; art director, Amanda Stone ; composer, Joel Goodman, MusicBox ; Lincoln animation, Ray Downing, Studio Macbeth.
Performer(s): Narrator, Jonathan Adams.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital, stereo.
Contents: April 14, 1865, Washington D.C. --
The nation mourns --
The embalming of Abraham Lincoln --
America's first state funeral --
Lincoln leaves the White House --
A grave matter --
The funeral train --
The once and future president --
The photograph --
The Widow Lincoln --
Storing Lincoln's body --
The counterfeiters --
Chicago --
The bodysnatchers --
The plan comes together --
The third man --
Springfield bound --
Stealing Lincoln's body --
The informant --
Cops and graverobbers --
The one thing they did right --
Judgment day --
Stealing Lincoln again --
Hiding Lincoln's body --
The president in the woodpile --
Mary and Abraham, reunited --
A house divided --
Journey's end --
September 26, 1901, Springfield, Illinois --
Long live Abraham Lincoln.
Responsibility: produced by LEFT/RIGHT for A & E Television Networks ; executive producers, Ken Druckerman and Banks Tarver ; producer, Frank Koughan ; director, Trey Nelson ; produced by Kevin Vargas ; executive producer for History, Carl H. Lindahl.

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A band of Chicago counterfeiters hatched a plot to steal the President's body from its tomb outside Springfield, Illinois, and hold it for a ransom of $200,000. The story shows how important this beloved President remained to public so unprepared for his violent death in 1865.

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