Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever

Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever

Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard


A riveting historic narrative of the heart-stopping occasions surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the 1st paintings of heritage from mega-bestselling writer invoice O'Reilly

The anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts the most dramatic tales in American history―how one gunshot replaced the rustic ceaselessly. within the spring of 1865, the bloody saga of America's Civil warfare ultimately involves an finish after a sequence of more and more harrowing battles. President Abraham Lincoln's beneficiant phrases for Robert E. Lee's quit are devised to meet Lincoln's dream of therapeutic a divided country, with the previous Confederates allowed to reintegrate into American society. yet one guy and his band of murderous accomplices, possibly attaining into the top ranks of the U.S. executive, are usually not appeased.

In the midst of the patriotic celebrations in Washington D.C., John Wilkes Booth―charismatic girls' guy and impenitent racist―murders Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre. A livid manhunt ensues and sales space instantly turns into the country's so much sought after fugitive. Lafayette C. Baker, a wise yet shifty ny detective and previous Union undercover agent, unravels the string of clues resulting in sales space, whereas federal forces tune his accomplices. The exciting chase leads to a fiery shootout and a sequence of court-ordered executions―including that of the 1st lady ever finished through the U.S. executive, Mary Surratt. that includes a few of history's so much amazing figures, brilliant element, and page-turning motion, Killing Lincoln is historical past that reads like a thriller.

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