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Tale of Lincoln’s assassination reads like thriller

Manhunt: The 12-day Chase For Abraham Lincoln’s Killer, by James L Swanson, Portrait, €24.

16th September, 2006

Manhunt: The 12-day Chase For Abraham Lincoln’s Killer, by James L Swanson, Portrait, €24.

The day that John F Kennedy died was, in relative terms, a fairly routine and mundane one until an assassin’s bullet etched it forever into history.

April 14, 1865, the day that Abraham Lincoln set out to visit Ford’s Theatre in Washington with his wife to see a performance of popular if cliched comedy Our American Cousin,...

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