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Day Lincoln Was Shot, The

Day Lincoln Was Shot, The

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Sunday, April 12, 1998 N/A
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  • Season: 1997-98
  • Network: TNT
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Period Piece, Historical Piece, True Story, Biography
  • Based On: Day Lincoln Was Shot, The written by Jim Bishop
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Jim Bishop. Chronicles the days and hours leading up to April 14, 1865 when actor and southern patriot John Wilkes Booth assassinated the 16th president of the United States. Detailing Booth's conspiracy with his band of collaborators, which turned from a kidnapping to murder, and the last days of Lincoln who had plans to unite the Civil War- torn nation.


Production Company:

  • Robert Greenwald Prods.
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