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Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination

Event Type: Adult
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 2/10/2018
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 Theatre historian Thomas A. Bogar discusses how he utilized previously unpublished sources to tell the story of Lincoln's assassination from a unique new point of view: behind the curtain. Some theatre personnel closely connected to John Wilkes Booth were never questioned. Learn how Booth knew each member of the cast and crew in what had been for years a backstage tinderbox of Union-Confederate rivalry and conflict. Sponsored by the Friends of the Perry Hall Library.
Library: Perry Hall Branch
Location: * Perry Hall Meeting Room