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Manhunt for Lincoln’s killer

If you were listening to NPR this morning you will have heard James Swanson explaining how Abraham Lincoln was murdered in Ford Theatre by John Wilkes Booth. I loved Swanson’s book, Manhunt, which goes into the killing and the 12-day chase to capture Booth. There is an art to writing these type of history books […]

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