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Things You Didn't Know About Abraham Lincoln's Assassination

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.14.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

April 15 marks the 150th anniversary of the death of President Abraham Lincoln, and while most Americans know the history of his assassination, some o...

See Ford's Theatre Then And Now

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

April 14, 2015, marks the 150th anniversary of the shooting of President Abraham Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. ...

A Decapitation Plot?

Edward Jay Epstein | Posted 06.15.2013 | Crime
Edward Jay Epstein

As all the world knows by now, Lincoln was assassinated by the actor John Wilkes Booth, who was shot to death by federal troops. Since then Booth has in the popular mind become the template for the crazed lone assassin. In fact, Booth was not the only assassin at work that night.

Top Places To Visit, Eat In D.C. For The Inauguration

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 03.20.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — Whether visitors want to try one of the first family's favorite restaurants, discover a sense of history or escape from the crowd t...

Ford's Theatre Opens Lincoln Study Center

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 04.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — Flowers once attached to President Abraham Lincoln's coffin and ribbons from mourners have joined videos and interactive displays t...

The Obamas Step Out For Ford's Theatre Reopening (SLIDESHOW)

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

*Scroll down for slideshow* WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama stood beneath the flag-draped box where Abraham Lincoln was shot inside Ford's ...