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Murder of a President

Author: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2016] ©2016 2018.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Murder of a President recounts the assassination and excruciating final months of President James Garfield's life. A brilliant scholar, courageous general, and fervent abolitionist, Garfield never wanted the job of president. But once in office, he worked tirelessly to reunite a nation still divided 15 years after the Civil War. As he lay dying, the North and South came together to pray for his recovery.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1078561383
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by PBS, 2016.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 53 min., 36 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: President Garfield Is Shot (4:32); Garfield's Early Life and Marriage (7:25); Garfield's Civil War Service (6:53); Garfield's Surprise NominationAmidst Corruption (8:30); Politics in the Gilded Age (8:23); Garfield and His Supporters Speak (4:07); Garfield Elected and Campaign Promises (7:08); Guiteau's Tragic Life (2:51); Garfield's Enemies Plot and Scheme (9:12); President Shot as Hopes Rise (7:39); Aftermath of President's Shooting (3:34); Garfield's Medical Care (12:55); Media Pursues Guiteau and Arthur (4:22); Bliss Desperate as Garfield Sickens (8:14); President's Voyage to the Sea (5:50); President Garfield's Passing and Legacy (9:19); Murder of a President: Credits (2:17);
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Murder of a President recounts the assassination and excruciating final months of President James Garfield's life. A brilliant scholar, courageous general, and fervent abolitionist, Garfield never wanted the job of president. But once in office, he worked tirelessly to reunite a nation still divided 15 years after the Civil War. As he lay dying, the North and South came together to pray for his recovery.

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