Posts under Tag: assassinations
Lust For Fame: The Stage Career of John Wilkes Booth

Assassin; “great tragedian”; excitable pain in the ass

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Blood On The Moon: The Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln

This deep cut is workmanlike, but not definitive

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11 Things I Learned From Manchester’s The Death of a President

The President is supposed to stand still during “Hail to the Chief,” and/or salute the flag. (27) “At Brooks Kennedy had tried to rest briefly in the Lincoln while the First Lady made her farewells. Harassed by a band of housewives who kept hissing, “Psst! Your wife, Mr. President” — they were unaware that etiquette dictates that a President, alone […]

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