Plot to Kill Lincoln (1999)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Law & Crime, Politics & Government, Social History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Theories abound as to whether John Wilkes Booth acted alone when he pulled the trigger that killed the 16th President of the United States on April 14, 1865. Was there a conspiracy, a cover-up, or were high-ranking political leaders even involved? Plot to Kill Lincoln is an intriguing documentary that explores the events surrounding the tragic assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Highlights of the 52-minute film include information about the kidnapping and assassination plots that preceded the shocking event, as well as a provocative discussion about the execution of four conspirators -- one of them a woman -- by the U.S. government after Lincoln's death.

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assassination, conspiracy, murder, President