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National Archives Presents Unique Perspective on the Lincoln Assassination April 17

Posted by admin on Mar 25, 2009

On Friday, April 17, at 7 PM, the National Archives continues its celebration of the 200th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s birth with a book talk on “The Lincoln Assassination Conspirators: their confinement and execution, as recorded in the Letterbook of John Frederick Hartranft.” Editors Harold Holzer and Edward Steers, Jr., will discuss this Letterbook, a National Archives record, for the first time and provide a “behind the scenes” glimpse of the assassination’s aftermath. This event will be held in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, located on the National Mall at Constitution Ave. and 7th Streets, NW. A book signing will follow the program.

View the Calendar of Events at: http://www.archives.gov/calendar.

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